Definition of in — measure in English:

in — measure


  • To the degree specified.

    ‘his rapid promotion was due in some measure to his friendship with the CEO’
    • ‘This is in large measure due to the feeling that the rules of behaviour in international affairs are in the process of being re-written.’
    • ‘Admiration and irritation are often expressed in equal measure.’
    • ‘Somehow, it manages to move me and make me laugh in equal measure.’
    • ‘And it's sweet and it's sad and it's funny in equal measure.’
    • ‘As a result of this diligence, I have received commendation and commiseration in equal measure from both the paid and the voluntary participants.’
    • ‘His risk-taking designs are loved - and loathed - by critics and customers in equal measure.’
    • ‘It's badly acted, badly staged and badly directed, all in equal measure.’
    • ‘Who had pleased and disappointed her in equal measure?’
    • ‘Hilarious and heartbreaking in equal measure, there isn't a dull moment in this set of episodes.’
    • ‘I believe there is, and often in no small measure!’