measure out

measure out
phrasal verb [transitive]
Word forms "measure out":
present tense I/you/we/they measure out he/she/it measures out present participle measuring out past tense measured out past participle measured out
to take a particular amount of something from a larger amount

Measure out 10 grams of sugar.

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