(adjective, verb)


1. having notes of fixed rhythmic value

Similar word(s): mensurable, mensural

2. the rhythmic arrangement of syllables

Similar word(s): rhythmic, rhythmical, metric, metrical

3. carefully thought out in advance

- with measured irony

Similar word(s): intended, calculated, deliberate

4. unhurried and with care and dignity

- walking at the same measured pace

Similar word(s): unhurried, careful, deliberate

Sentences with measured as an adjective:

- He ran over a measured mile.

- He argued in measured tones.


1. simple past tense and past participle of measure