What does measure up mean?

Definitions for measure up
mea·sure up

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. qualify, measure upverb

    prove capable or fit; meet requirements

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  1. measure upverb

    To meet expectations; to be as good as.

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  1. Alex
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    Daniel
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    Karen
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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of measure up in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of measure up in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of measure up in a Sentence

  1. Kevin Leman:

    When he feels like he has disappointed his parents or can't measure up, he may veer off in another direction.

  2. Michelle Duggar:

    Before I came to know the Lord, I had been, um, struggling in my self worth, just feeling like, you know, I needed to measure up to all my friends. And I just really began to have a wrong view of who I was and felt like, you know, I gained weight so easily.

  3. The State Department official:

    It does not measure up, you can not say under any measure that going to Israel is a priority. It is a softball. It's going to be, you could say, a lovefest.

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