gage Verb Alternative spelling of gauge To measure.
gage Verb To give or deposit as a pledge or security; to pawn
gage Verb To wager, to bet.
gage Noun Something, such as a glove or other pledge thrown down as a challenge to combat (now usually figurative).
gage Noun Alternative spelling of gauge Used especially as a technical term of measuring devices and standard measures.
gage Noun A form of jewelry which creates a hole of variable size in the earlobe, popular especially among some young people in the West, perhaps on analogy with similar devices found in various non-Western indigenous cultures.
gage Noun A short form of greengage.
gage Noun Something valuable deposited as a guarantee or pledge; security, ransom.
gauge Noun A measure; a standard of measure; an instrument to determine dimensions, distance, or capacity; a standard
gauge Noun An act of measuring.
gauge Noun Any instrument for ascertaining or regulating the level, state, dimensions or forms of things; as, a rain gauge; a steam gauge.
gauge Noun A thickness of sheet metal or wire designated by any of several numbering schemes.
gauge Noun The distance between the rails of a railway.
gauge Noun A semi-norm; a function that assigns a non-negative size to all vectors in a vector space.
gauge Verb To measure or determine usually with a gauge; to measure the capacity, character, or ability of; to estimate; to judge of.