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English definition of “gauge”

gauge

verb [T]    /ɡeɪdʒ/
to calculate an amount by using a measuring device or by your own judgment, or to make a judgment about people’s feelings: It was not easy to gauge his height from this distance, but he seemed pretty tall. [+ question word] It’s difficult to gauge how they’ll react when they hear the news.
(Definition of gauge verb from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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