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Wordnet 3.0


1. having notes of fixed rhythmic value;
[syn: mensural, measured, mensurable]

2. the rhythmic arrangement of syllables;
[syn: measured, metrical, metric]

3. carefully thought out in advance;
- Example: "a calculated insult"
- Example: "with measured irony"
[syn: deliberate, calculated, measured]

4. unhurried and with care and dignity;
- Example: "walking at the same measured pace"
- Example: "with all deliberate speed"
[syn: careful, deliberate, measured]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Measure \Meas"ure\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Measured; p. pr. & vb. n. Measuring.] [F. mesurer, L. mensurare. See Measure, n.] 1. To ascertain by use of a measuring instrument; to compute or ascertain the extent, quantity, dimensions, or capacity of, by a certain rule or standard; to take the dimensions of; hence, to estimate; to judge of; to value; to appraise. [1913 Webster] Great are thy works, Jehovah, infinite Thy power! what thought can measure thee? --Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. To serve as the measure of; as, the thermometer measures changes of temperature. [1913 Webster] 3. To pass throught or over in journeying, as if laying off and determining the distance. [1913 Webster] A true devoted pilgrim is not weary To measure kingdoms with his feeble steps. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 4. To adjust by a rule or standard. [1913 Webster] To secure a contented spirit, measure your desires by your fortunes, not your fortunes by your desires. --Jer. Taylor. [1913 Webster] 5. To allot or distribute by measure; to set off or apart by measure; -- often with out or off. [1913 Webster] With what measure ye mete, it shall be measured to you again. --Matt. vii. 2. [1913 Webster] That portion of eternity which is called time, measured out by the sun. --Addison. [1913 Webster] To measure swords with one, to try another's skill in the use of the sword; hence, figuratively, to match one's abilities against an antagonist's. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Measured \Meas"ured\, a. Regulated or determined by a standard; hence, equal; uniform; graduated; limited; moderated; as, he walked with measured steps; he expressed himself in no measured terms. -- Meas"ured*ly, adv. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

measured adj 1: having notes of fixed rhythmic value [syn: mensural, measured, mensurable] 2: the rhythmic arrangement of syllables [syn: measured, metrical, metric] 3: carefully thought out in advance; "a calculated insult"; "with measured irony" [syn: deliberate, calculated, measured] 4: unhurried and with care and dignity; "walking at the same measured pace"; "with all deliberate speed" [syn: careful, deliberate, measured]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

150 Moby Thesaurus words for "measured": a, accordant, admeasured, alike, alternate, an, antispastic, any, appraised, assessed, automatic, balanced, beating, cadenced, cadent, calculated, careful, cautious, certain, circling, concinnate, concinnous, considered, consistent, consonant, constant, continuous, correspondent, cyclic, dactylic, deliberate, dignified, epochal, equable, equal, euphonic, euphonical, euphonious, even, every other, exact, flat, flowing, fluent, frugal, gauged, harmonious, homogeneous, iambic, immutable, in numbers, in rhythm, intentional, intermittent, invariable, isochronal, known by measurement, leisurely, level, majestic, mapped, mechanical, metered, methodic, metric, metronomic, moderate, modulated, monolithic, monotonous, of a piece, one, ordered, orderly, oscillatory, periodical, persistent, planned, plotted, precise, predetermined, premeditated, prosodic, prudent, pulsating, pulsative, pulsatory, pulsing, pyrrhic, quantified, quantitative, quantitive, quantized, reasoned, reciprocal, recurrent, recurring, regular, regulated, restrained, rhythmic, rhythmical, robotlike, rotary, scanning, seasonal, sedate, serial, slow, smooth, smooth-sounding, sober, solemn, some, sparing, spondaic, stable, stately, steadfast, steady, stinting, studied, surveyed, sweet, symmetrical, systematic, temperate, throbbing, triangulated, tripping, trochaic, unbroken, unchangeable, unchanged, unchanging, undeviating, undifferentiated, undiversified, undulant, undulatory, unhurried, uniform, unruffled, unvaried, unvarying, valuated, valued, wavelike, well-thought-out, wheeling