measure up


measure up to

verb

Definition of MEASURE UP

to come near or nearer to in character or quality <he always worried about measuring up to his older brother>
Synonyms approach, compare (with), measure up (to), stack up (against or with)
Related Words add up (to), amount (to), come (to); duplicate, equal, match; mirror, parallel, reflect; border (on), touch (on), verge (on)

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