- (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈmɛʒəd/
- (General American) IPA(key): /ˈmɛʒɚd/
- (regional US) IPA(key): /ˈmeɪʒɚd/
- Hyphenation: meas‧ured
- That has been determined by measurement.
He ran over a measured mile.
1892, Walter Besant, “Prologue: Who is Edmund Gray?”, in The Ivory Gate: A Novel, New York, N.Y.: Harper & Brothers, Franklin Square, OCLC 16832619, page 16:
- 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.
- Deliberate but restrained.
He argued in measured tones.
She answered with carefully measured caution.
Quotation: Colores Cannon, Conversations with Nostradamus, chapter 1, page 8, This procedure was very tedious for me. Although she was definitely in a somnambulistic state, her answers were coming very slowly with carefully measured caution.
- (of poetry &c.) Rhythmically written in meter; metrical.
- simple past tense and past participle of