Synonyms of length


1. length, fundamental quantity, fundamental measure, physical property, dimension

usage: the linear extent in space from one end to the other; the longest dimension of something that is fixed in place; "the length of the table was 5 feet"

2. duration, length, temporal property

usage: continuance in time; "the ceremony was of short duration"; "he complained about the length of time required"

3. length, extent

usage: the property of being the extent of something from beginning to end; "the editor limited the length of my article to 500 words"

4. distance, length, size

usage: size of the gap between two places; "the distance from New York to Chicago"; "he determined the length of the shortest line segment joining the two points"

5. length, section, segment

usage: a section of something that is long and narrow; "a length of timber"; "a length of tubing"

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