gauge

Listen:
UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈgeɪdʒ/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/geɪdʒ/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(gāj)

Inflections of 'gauge' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
gauges
v 3rd person singular
gauging
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
gauged
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
gauged
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
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gauge

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. check the [pressure, temperature, fuel, oil] gauge
  2. a gauge for measuring
  3. a gauge for [determining, indicating, checking]
  4. a [measuring] gauge
  5. the gauge is broken
  6. fix a broken gauge
  7. use [polls, surveys, studies] as a gauge
  8. a gauge of public [opinion, support, interest]
  9. is a standard gauge
  10. comes in standard gauges
  11. rails with [standard, broad] gauge
v
  1. gauge your [progress, development, output, work]
  2. gauge [oil, water, sugar] levels
  3. gauge the level of [interest, demand, satisfaction]
  4. gauge the [progress, strength, thickness, density, quantity, distance, speed] (of)
  5. gauge his [skills, ability, talent, interest]
  6. gauge how [well, far, thick]
  7. gauge by [measuring, pressing, comparing, mapping]
  8. gauge to [cost, ascertain, determine, check]
  9. gauge his [mood, feeling, reaction]
  10. gauge the situation
  11. gauge [bricks, stones, slabs]
n as adj
  1. a [five] -gauge [needle, drill bit]
  2. a [nine, twelve] -gauge shotgun
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