measure englannista suomeksi
A prescribed quantity or extent.
c. 1390, (w), ''Piers Plowman'', I:
- Mesure is medcynee · þouȝ þow moche ȝerne.
1611, ''Bible'', Authorized Version, Jer. XXX:
- I will correct thee in measure, and will not leaue thee altogether vnpunished.
1667, (w), ''Paradise Lost'', V:
- Full to the utmost measure of what bliss Human desires can seek or apprehend.
(quote-book): The Words of the High One a Personal Interpretation|author=J Coarguo|year=2005|passage=but there is never found a foolish man who knows the measure of his stomach
2009, Mike Selvey, ''The Guardian'', 25 Aug 2009:
- They have gloried to this day, the tedious interminable big-screen replays of that golden summer irritating beyond measure.
2013, Daniel Taylor, ''Danny Welbeck leads England's rout of Moldova but hit by Ukraine ban'' (in ''The Guardian'', 6 September 2013)http://www.theguardian.com/football/2013/sep/06/england-moldova-world-cup-qualifier-matchreport:
- It ended up being a bittersweet night for England, full of goals to send the crowd home happy, buoyed by the news that Montenegro and Poland had drawn elsewhere in Group H but also with a measure of regret about what happened to Danny Welbeck and what it means for Roy Hodgson's team going into a much more difficult assignment against Ukraine.
The act or result of measuring.
Any of various standard units of capacity. (defdate)
A unit of measurement. (defdate)
1993, ''Scientific American'' February 33.3:
- The fragments shrank by increments of about three kilodaltons (a measure of molecular weight).
The size of someone or something, as ascertained by measuring. (Now chiefly in (m).) (defdate)
- The measure thereof is longer than the earth, and broader than the sea.
The act or process of measuring. (defdate)
''the greatest common measure of two or more numbers''
''coal measures; lead measures''
A melody. (defdate)
A dance. (defdate)
(quote-book)|title=“Piracy”: A Romantic Chronicle of These Days|chapter=2/2/2|url=http://openlibrary.org/works/OL1519647W|passage=They danced on silently, softly. Their feet played tricks to the beat of the tireless measure, that exquisitely asinine blare which is England's punishment for having lost America.
The manner of ordering and combining the quantities, or long and short syllables; meter; rhythm; hence, a foot. (defdate)
''a poem in iambic measure''
A course of action.
(quote-journal)| title=https://www.straitstimes.com/world/americas/its-coronavirus-free-but-el-salvador-is-banning-all-foreign-travellers It's coronavirus-free, but El Salvador is banning all foreign travellers| passage=The president said the measures involve a ban on all visitors to the country via all ports of entry who aren't residents or diplomats. El Salvadorans or residents who return to El Salvador will be quarantined for 30 days..
A piece of legislation. (defdate)
(quote-journal)| title=Obama goes troll-hunting| passage=The solitary, lumbering trolls of Scandinavian mythology would sometimes be turned to stone by exposure to sunlight. Barack Obama is hoping that several measures announced on June 4th will have a similarly paralysing effect on their modern incarnation, the patent troll.
(quote-journal)| title=Towards the end of poverty| passage=But poverty’s scourge is fiercest below $1.25 (the average of the 15 poorest countries’ own poverty lines, measured in 2005 dollars and adjusted for differences in purchasing power): people below that level live lives that are poor, nasty, brutish and short.
To estimate the unit size of something.
To judge, value, or appraise.
1859, Ferna Vale, ''Natalie; or, A Gem Among the Sea-Weeds''
- "And for a very sensible reason; there never was but one like her; or, that is, I have always thought so until to-day," replied the tar, glancing toward Natalie; "for my old eyes have seen pretty much everything they have got in this little world. Ha! I should like to see the inch of land or water that my foot hasn't measured."
To adjust by a rule or standard.
- To secure a contented spirit, you must measure your desires by your fortune and condition, not your fortunes by your desires
To allot or distribute by measure; to set off or apart by measure; often with ''out'' or ''off''.
- With what measure ye mete, it shall be measured to you again.
- That portion of eternity which is called time, measured out by the sun.