Synonyms of gauge in English:


(US gage)

See US English definition of gauge

See UK English definition of gauge

See Spanish definition of calcular


1‘she checked the temperature gauge’

measuring instrument, measuring device, meter, measure
indicator, dial, scale, index, display

2‘exports are an important gauge of economic activity’

measure, indicator, barometer, basis, standard, point of reference, guide, guideline, touchstone, yardstick, benchmark, criterion, example, model, pattern, formula, exemplar, sample, test, litmus test

3‘the railway has a track gauge of two feet’

size, measure, extent, degree, scope, capacity, magnitude
width, breadth, area, thickness, span, depth, height
bore, calibre, diameter


1‘astronomers can gauge the star's intrinsic brightness’

measure, calculate, compute, work out, determine, ascertain
count, weigh, quantify, put a figure on

2‘it is difficult to gauge how effective the ban was’

assess, evaluate, appraise, analyse, weigh up, get the measure of, judge, adjudge, rate, reckon, determine, estimate, guess
form an opinion of, form an impression of, make up one's mind about
informal guesstimate, size up