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measured

[ mezh-erd ]
/ ˈmɛʒ ərd /
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adjective

ascertained or apportioned by measure: The race was over the course of a measured mile.
accurately regulated or proportioned.
regular or uniform, as in movement; rhythmical: to walk with measured strides.
deliberate and restrained; careful; carefully weighed or considered: measured language; measured terms.
in the form of meter or verse; metrical.

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Origin of measured

Middle English word dating back to 1350–1400; see origin at measure, -ed2

OTHER WORDS FROM measured

meas·ured·ly, adverbmeas·ured·ness, nounwell-measured, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for measured

measured
/ (ˈmɛʒəd) /

adjective

determined by measurement
slow, stately, or leisurely
carefully considered; deliberate

Derived forms of measured

measuredly, adverbmeasuredness, noun
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