Quick: Name the two-term presidents whose second terms were measurably better than their first terms?
In other words, support for marriage equality is literally and measurably moving in the right direction.
In fact, there is only one demographic that differs, measurably from the rest of us in Real America.
In the seating Blount meant to make sure of having a measurably undisturbed evening with Patricia.
He is measurably freed from the seductions of enervating pleasures.
Natural woman was measurably (that is, a capacity of being measured) restored to the world.
A person is comfortable in mind when contented and measurably satisfied.
So it was not until they stood on the very battlements of the western cliff that they were measurably alone.
We first comers, who had huts, were measurably better off than the later arrivals.
"In justice to a good many people who are measurably innocent, I shall have to do that very thing," returned the engineer firmly.
c.1300, "moderate," from Old French mesurable "restrained, moderate, sensible; restricted," from Late Latin mensurabilis, from mensurare (see measure (v.)). Meaning "that can be measured" is from mid-14c. Related: Measurably.