Scale Scale, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Scaled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Scaling}.] To weigh or measure according to a scale; to measure; also, to grade or vary according to a scale or system. [1913 Webster]

Scaling his present bearing with his past. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

{To scale a debt, wages, etc.} or {To scale down a debt, wages, etc.}, to reduce a debt, etc., according to a fixed ratio or scale. [U.S.] [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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