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scale

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of scale

  1. a device for measuring weight <I hate getting on the bathroom scale> Synonyms balance Related Words gravimeter




scale

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of scale

  1. a small thin piece of material that resembles an animal scale <scales of mica were embedded in the granite> Synonyms lamella, lamina, plate Related Words chip, flake, sliver, splint, splinter; leaf, sheet, slice




scale

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of scale

  1. 1 a scheme of rank or order <a student who scored very highly on a standard intelligence scale> Synonyms graduation, hierarchy, ladder, ordering, ranking Related Words food chain, pecking order (also peck order); arrangement, array, disposal, disposition, distribution, sequence, series, setup; degree, echelon, footing, level, place, position, reaches, rung, situation, spot, standing, station, status

  2. 2 the distance or extent between possible extremes <with the scale going from one to ten, what did you think of the movie?> Synonyms diapason, gamut, scale, spectrum, spread, stretchRelated Words measure, pitch, scale; ambit, amplitude, compass, dimension(s), extent, reach, realm, scope, sweep, width




scale

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of scale

  1. to find out the size, extent, or amount of <scaled the logs to get a rough idea of the amount of usable lumber they were likely to yield> Synonyms gauge (also gage), measure, spanRelated Words weigh; calibrate, caliper; quantify, quantitate; lay off, mark (off); calculate, cipher, compute, figure, reckon, work out; appraise, assess, conjecture, estimate, evaluate, guess, guesstimate, judge, suppose, valuate, value; add up, sum, tally, total; ascertain, determine, discover, dope (out), figure out, find out




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