Die Übersetzung von "measure" - Englisch-Französisch Wörterbuch


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

The metre is a measure of length.

a system of measuring

dry/liquid/square measure.

a plan of action or something done

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.

measurement noun

size, amount etc found by measuring

What are the measurements of this room?

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

What are your measurements, madam?

the act of measuring

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

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).

(Die Übersetzung von "measure" von PASSWORT Englisch-Französisch Wörterbuch © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)