measured

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English[edit]

Adjective[edit]

measured (comparative more measured, superlative most measured)

  1. That has been determined by measurement.
    He ran over a measured mile.
    • 1893, Walter Besant, The Ivory Gate, Prologue:
      Athelstan Arundel walked home all the way, foaming and raging. No omnibus, cab, or conveyance ever built could contain a young man in such a rage. His mother lived at Pembridge Square, which is four good measured miles from Lincoln's Inn.
  2. Deliberate but restrained.
    He argued in measured tones.
  3. (of poetry &c.) Rhythmically written in meter; metrical.

Verb[edit]

measured

  1. simple past tense and past participle of measure

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