Gauge

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Definition

to gauge: to measure, to calculate, to evaluate, to judge
verb
It is hard to gauge how the employees really feel without asking them directly.

a gauge: a dial, a meter, an indicator, a measuring instrument
noun
a fuel gauge a device in a vehicle that indicates how much petrol or gas is remaining

Pronunciation examples
UK: Our company took a survey to gauge the employees' interest in their English-language training course.
US: Check the fuel gauge, I think we are out of fuel.
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Examples

  • "I'll call him this afternoon, and try to gauge his reaction."
  • "Please consider this new policy and talk with your colleagues to gauge their interest."
  • "Field research and polling have revealed that there is room on the market for this kind of product, and I'd like to gauge your reactions."

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