Measure

Meaning & Definition of “measure”(verb) in Pictures – ESL vocabulary words

A person is measuring the weight of a piece of meat.

<Similar Word>
A person is weighing a piece of meat.

 

They are weighing food.

<Similar Word>
They are measuring the weight of food.

 

A woman is measuring her temperature.

<Similar Word>
A woman is taking her temperature.
<Related word>
A woman is checking her temperature.
 

The woman on the left is getting her blood pressure measured.

<Related Words>
The woman on the left is getting her blood pressure taken.
The woman on the left is getting her blood pressure checked.

blood pressure

The woman on the left is getting her blood pressure checked.

<Related Words>
The woman on the left is getting her blood pressure measured.
The woman on the left is getting her blood pressure taken.

 

A nurse is measuring a patient’s pulse.
<Related Words>
A nurse is checking a patient’s pulse.
A nurse is taking a patient’s pulse.

 

The woman is measuring how fast the swimmer can swim with a stop-watch.

<Similar Word>
The woman is timing the swimmer with a stop-watch.

Make

Meaning & Definition of “make”(verb) in Pictures – ESL vocabulary words

1

A man is making a speech.
<Similar Word>
A man is giving a speech.

 

2

A cook is making dough flat.
 <Related Words>
A cook is flattening dough.
A cook is rolling dough.
 

The pair of sandals is made of straw.

 

The chair is made of wood.

 

Wine is made from grapes.

Butter is made from milk.

Melt

Meaning & Definition of “melt”(verb) in Pictures – ESL vocabulary words

Butter is melting in a frypan.

When something solid melts or you melt it, it becomes soft or liquid.

<Similar Word>
Butter is becoming liquid.

 

Ice cream has started melting.

 

Some snow has melted on the ground.

 

<Related Word>

Water freezes at the temperature of 0° C or 32° F.

 

Butter is melting on an ear of corn.
Similar Word
Butter is softening on an ear of corn.

 

<Another Usage>
His smile melted my heart.

If someone or something melts your heart, or if your heart melts, you start to feel love or sympathy towards them.
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I looked into his eyes and melted.
My heart melted when I saw him sobbing.