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— English words —
  • gauge n. A measure; a standard of measure; an instrument to determine dimensions, distance, or capacity; a standard.
  • gauge n. An act of measuring.
  • gauge n. Any instrument for ascertaining or regulating the level, state, dimensions or forms of things.
  • gauge n. A thickness of sheet metal or wire designated by any of several numbering schemes.
  • gauge n. (rail transport) The distance between the rails of a railway.
  • gauge n. (mathematics, mathematical analysis) A semi-norm; a function that assigns a non-negative size to…
  • gauge n. (knitting) The number of stitches per inch, centimetre, or other unit of distance.
  • gauge n. (nautical) Relative positions of two or more vessels with reference to the wind.
  • gauge n. (nautical) The depth to which a vessel sinks in the water.
  • gauge n. (plastering) The quantity of plaster of Paris used with common plaster to make it set more quickly.
  • gauge n. That part of a shingle, slate, or tile, which is exposed to the weather, when laid; also, one course…
  • gauge n. (firearms) A unit of measurement which describes how many spheres of bore diameter of a shotgun can…
  • gauge n. (US, slang, by extension) A shotgun (synecdoche for 12 gauge shotgun, the most common chambering…
  • gauge n. A tunnel-like ear piercing consisting of a hollow ring embedded in the lobe.
  • gauge v. (transitive) To measure or determine with a gauge; to measure the capacity of.
  • gauge v. (transitive) To estimate.
  • gauge v. (transitive) To appraise the character or ability of; to judge of.
  • gauge v. (textile, transitive) To draw into equidistant gathers by running a thread through it.
  • gauge v. (transitive) To mix (a quantity of ordinary plaster) with a quantity of plaster of Paris.
  • gauge v. (transitive) To chip, hew or polish (stones, bricks, etc) to a standard size and/or shape.
  • Gauge prop.n. A male given name.
— Foreign words, define in English —
  • Middle english
    • gauge n. A customary measurement or scale.
  • Old french
    • gauge n. Alternative form of jauge.
    • gaugé v. past participle of gauger.
— English words, define in French —
  • gauge  n. Jauge (instrument de mesure).
  • gauge  n. (Chemin de fer) Écartement des rails.
  • gauge  v. Apprécier, estimer, taxer, évaluer.
— English words, define in Portuguese —
  • gauge  s. bitola, tamanho, grossura, dimensão, calibre.
  • gauge  v. medir, estimar, avaliar.
— English word, define in Italian —
  • gauge  s. calibro.
— In French —
  • gauge  v. Première personne du singulier de l’indicatif présent de gauger.
  • gauge  v. Troisième personne du singulier de l’indicatif présent de gauger.
  • gauge  v. Première personne du singulier du subjonctif présent de gauger.
  • gauge  v. Troisième personne du singulier du subjonctif présent de gauger.
  • gauge  v. Deuxième personne du singulier de l’impératif de gauger.
  • gaugé  v. Participe passé masculin singulier du verbe gauger.
— In Italian —
  • gauge  s. (forestierismo) (fisica) unità di misura di diametro, usata…
160 English words from 24 English definitions

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10 English words from 13 foreign definitions

calibre Chemin␣de␣fer des fer gauger instrument passé Première rails taxer

1 foreign word from 24 English definitions


39 foreign words from 13 foreign definitions

Apprécier avaliar calibro Chemin de␣fer Deuxième Deuxième␣personne diametro dimensão Écartement estimar estimer évaluer fisica forestierismo grossura impératif indicatif instrument␣de␣mesure Jauge masculin medir mesure misura Participe Participe␣passé personne Première␣personne présent singulier subjonctif subjonctif␣présent tamanho Troisième Troisième␣personne unità unità␣di␣misura usata verbe

25 suffixes (New words found by adding one or more letters at the end of the word.)

gauged gauger Gauger gauges gaugeon gaugers Gaugers gaugest gaugeth gaugeable gauge␣cock gauge␣block gauge␣boson gauge␣cocks gauge␣ghost gauge␣glass gaugership gauge␣blocks gauge␣bosons gauge␣ghosts gaugerships gauge␣theory gauge␣glasses gauge␣pressure gauge␣theories

45 times in the middle (New words found by adding letters in front and at the end of the word.)

regauged regauges ungauged gas␣gauges misgauged misgauges dial␣gauges downgauged downgauges fuel␣gauges pear␣gauges raingauges rain␣gauges ring␣gauges star␣gauges tide␣gauges tire␣gauges tyre␣gauges alarm␣gauges broad␣gauges cream␣gauges paper␣gauges ungaugeable water␣gauges feeler␣gauges liquor␣gauges McLeod␣gauges narrow␣gauges Pirani␣gauges rubber␣gauges strain␣gauges vacuum␣gauges Coulomb␣gauges crusher␣gauges loading␣gauges Lorentz␣gauges marking␣gauges Penning␣gauges pressure␣gauges Johansson␣gauges perforation␣gauges tire-pressure␣gauges tyre-pressure␣gauges break-of-gauge␣station break-of-gauge␣stations

52 prefixes (New words found by adding one or more letters in front of the word.)

regauge gas␣gauge langauge misgauge dial␣gauge downgauge fuel␣gauge gyrogauge pear␣gauge raingauge rain␣gauge ring␣gauge star␣gauge tide␣gauge tire␣gauge tyre␣gauge alarm␣gauge broad-gauge broad␣gauge cream␣gauge metre␣gauge multigauge paper␣gauge supergauge water␣gauge feeler␣gauge liquor␣gauge McLeod␣gauge narrow-gauge narrow␣gauge Pirani␣gauge rubber␣gauge strain␣gauge vacuum␣gauge break␣of␣gauge Coulomb␣gauge crusher␣gauge loading␣gauge Lorentz␣gauge marking␣gauge Penning␣gauge Russian␣gauge weather-gauge weather␣gauge pressure␣gauge standard␣gauge Freycinet␣gauge Johansson␣gauge perforation␣gauge American␣wire␣gauge tire-pressure␣gauge tyre-pressure␣gauge

3 words-in-word (Words found as is inside the word. Minimum size 3 letters.)

Aug Aug. gau

One word-in-word RTL (Word found written from right to left, inside the word. Minimum size 3 letters.)


One anagram (New word found by changing the order of the letter.)


7 anagrams found with an extra letter (New words formed with all the letter from the word and an extra letter.)

-agogue gangue gauged gauger Gauger gauges Gurage

5 anagrams found minus a letter (New words formed with all the letters from the word minus a letter.)

ague gage Gage gaue guga

9 cousins (New words found by changing only one letter.)

gadge galge gange Garge gause Gause gauze gouge Gouge

3 lipograms (New words found when removing only one letter.)

gage Gage gaue

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