measured definition

  • adjective:
    • based on measurement: The calculated distance was significantly less than a mile.
    • Careful; restrained: spoke in measured words.
    • Calculated; deliberate: with measured irony.
    • Regular in rhythm and number: "A clock struck slowly in the house with a measured, solemn chimeā€ ( Thomas Wolfe).
    • sluggish and stately.
    • printed in meter.
    • Songs Mensural.
    • that is decided by measurement.
    • Deliberate but restrained.
    • Rhythmically printed in meter; metrical.
    • Regulated or decided by a standard; hence, equal; uniform; graduated; limited; moderated
    • the rhythmic arrangement of syllables
    • carefully considered beforehand
    • having records of fixed rhythmic worth
    • unhurried along with care and self-esteem
  • verb:
    • Simple past tight and past participle of measure.
  • others:
    • Definitely ascertained or dependant on measurement or rule; trigger or set straight down by measurement; modified or proportioned by guideline.
    • Characterized by uniformity of motion or rhythm; rhythmical; stately; formal; deliberate : since, to walk with calculated tread.
    • Limited or restricted; within bounds; modest: because, to speak in no measured terms.

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