Meaning of measured

meas•ured

Pronunciation: (mezh'urd), [key]
— adj.
  1. ascertained or apportioned by measure: The race was over the course of a measured mile.
  2. accurately regulated or proportioned.
  3. regular or uniform, as in movement; rhythmical: to walk with measured strides.
  4. deliberate and restrained; careful; carefully weighed or considered: measured language; measured terms.
  5. in the form of meter or verse; metrical.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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