Synonyms of meter


1. meter, metre, m, metric linear unit

usage: the basic unit of length adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites (approximately 1.094 yards)

2. meter, measuring instrument, measuring system, measuring device

usage: any of various measuring instruments for measuring a quantity

3. meter, metre, measure, beat, cadence, poetic rhythm, rhythmic pattern, prosody

usage: (prosody) the accent in a metrical foot of verse

4. meter, metre, time, rhythmicity

usage: rhythm as given by division into parts of equal duration


1. meter, quantify, measure

usage: measure with a meter; "meter the flow of water"

2. meter, stamp

usage: stamp with a meter indicating the postage; "meter the mail"

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Definition and meaning of meter (Dictionary)