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phrasal verb
Word Forms
present tense
I/you/we/theymeasure up
he/she/itmeasures up
present participlemeasuring up
past tensemeasured up
past participlemeasured up
  1. 1
    [intransitive] to be good enough
    The machines are being trialled to see how they measure up.
    measure up to: Will he measure up to the challenges that lie ahead of him?
  2. 2
    [transitive] to measure something in preparation for making, building, or fitting something else
    I measure up the boards and then Joe cuts them.
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