Übersetzung von “measure” — Englisch–Französisch Wörterbuch

measure

verbmeasure /ˈmɛʒər/
transitive-intransitive to find out how big, fast, etc. sth or sb is
mesurer

You need to measure each piece of wood.
Vous devez mesurer chaque pièce de bois

Measure from the top of your leg to your ankle.
Mesurez du haut de votre jambe à votre cheville.
transitive to judge the quality of sth
juger

His love should not be measured by the value of his gifts.
Son amour ne devrait pas être jugé à la valeur de ses cadeaux.
to be a particular length, width, height, etc.
mesurer

The tables measures 2 meters.
La table mesure 2 mètres.

measure up

verb phrasalmeasure up [ ˈmɛʒər ˈʌp ]
to be good enough
être à la hauteur

He never did measure up to his parents' expectations.
Il n'a jamais été à la hauteur des attentes de ses parents.

measure

noun countablemeasure /ˈmɛʒər/
a way of dealing with sth
mesure feminine

We have taken precautionary measures to prevent bird flu.
Nous avons pris des mesures préventives pour éviter la grippe aviaire.

a temporary measure until we can get the window fixed
une mesure provisoire jusqu'à ce que nous puissions réparer la fenêtre
an indication of quality or level
évaluation feminine

The test results are a measure of general fitness.
Les résultats du test sont une évaluation de la forme générale.
a/some measure of
an unspecified amount of sth
un/une certain/-aine

The report has been received with a measure of skepticism.
Le rapport a été reçu avec un certain scepticisme.
a measured amount of sth
mesure feminine , dose feminine

a measure of alcohol
une dose d'alcool
for good measure
in addition, often as an improvement
pour faire bonne mesure

Put a few cherries on top for good measure.
Mets quelques cerises en plus pour faire bonne mesure.

(Übersetzung von “measure” aus dem GLOBAL English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)

measure

noun /ˈmeʒə/

an instrument for finding the size, amount etc of something

instrument de mesure
a glass measure for liquids
a tape measure.

a unit

mesure
The metre is a measure of length.

a system of measuring

mesure
dry/liquid/square measure.

a plan of action or something done

mesure
We must take (= use, or put into action) certain measures to stop the increase in crime.

a certain amount

un(e) certain(e)
I have a measure of sympathy for her – after all, she’s very young and inexperienced.

(in music) the musical notes contained between two bar lines.

mesure
measurement noun

size, amount etc found by measuring

mesure(s)
What are the measurements of this room?

the sizes of various parts of the body, usually the distance round the chest, waist and hips

mensurations
What are your measurements, madam?

the act of measuring

mesurage
We can find the size of something by means of measurement.
beyond measure

very great

sans bornes
I’m offering you riches beyond measure!
for good measure

as something extra or above the minimum necessary

pour faire bonne mesure
The shopkeeper weighed out the sweets and put in a few more for good measure.
full measure

(no less than) the correct amount

bonne mesure
We must ensure that customers get full measure.
made to measure adjective (etc)

a made-to-measure suit.

fait sur mesure
measure out

to mark (off), weigh (out) a certain distance, amount

mesurer
He measured out a kilo of sugar.
measure up (often with to)

to reach a certain required standard

être à la hauteur (de)
John’s performance doesn’t measure up (to the others).

measure

verb

to show the size, amount etc of

indiquer

(with against, besidesetc) to judge in comparison with

comparer (avec)
She measured her skill in cooking against her friend’s.

to be a certain size

mesurer
This table measures two metres by one metre.

(Übersetzung von “measure” aus dem PASSWORD English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)