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verb [transitive] American English pronunciation: gauge /ɡeɪdʒ/ 
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present tense
I/you/we/theygauge
he/she/itgauges
present participlegauging
past tensegauged
past participlegauged

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    to make a judgment or guess about a situation, action, or person based on the information that you have

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