|Origin:||an apparently primary word|
|Reference:||TDNT - 4:632,590|
|In Greek:||metron 8, metrou 2, metrw 4|
|In NET:||measure 7, limits 1, a measure 1, measurement 1, measuring 1, sparingly 1|
|In AV:||measure 13|
|Definition:||1) measure, an instrument for measuring
1a) a vessel for receiving and determining the quantity of
things, whether dry or liquid
1b) a graduated staff for measuring, a measuring rod
1c) proverbially, the rule or standard of judgment
2) determined extent, portion measured off, measure or limit
2a) the required measure, the due, fit, measure
an apparently primary word; a measure ("metre"), literally or
figuratively; by implication, a limited portion (degree):- measure.
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