English definition of “measure”
METHOD [C] › a way of achieving something or dealing with a situation: This arrangement is only a temporary measure. We must take preventative measures to stop the spread of the disease. security measures
a measure of sth › a good way of judging something: Ticket sales are not necessarily a measure of the show's popularity.
a/some measure of sth formal › an amount of something: Bulletproof vests give some measure of protection.
SIZE [U] › a way of measuring something: The basic units of measure we use are distance, time, and mass. → See also tape measure