Synonyms for (noun) length

Synonyms: length

Definition: a section of something that is long and narrow

Usage: a length of timber; a length of tubing

Similar words: section, segment

Definition: one of several parts or pieces that fit with others to constitute a whole object

Usage: a section of a fishing rod; metal sections were used below ground; finished the final segment of the road


Synonyms: length, duration

Definition: continuance in time

Usage: the ceremony was of short duration; he complained about the length of time required

Similar words: temporal property

Definition: a property relating to time


Synonyms: length

Definition: the linear extent in space from one end to the other; the longest dimension of something that is fixed in place

Usage: the length of the table was 5 feet

Similar words: physical property

Definition: any property used to characterize matter and energy and their interactions


Similar words: dimension

Definition: the magnitude of something in a particular direction (especially length or width or height)


Similar words: fundamental measure, fundamental quantity

Definition: one of the four quantities that are the basis of systems of measurement


Synonyms: length, distance

Definition: size of the gap between two places

Usage: the distance from New York to Chicago; he determined the length of the shortest line segment joining the two points

Similar words: size

Definition: the physical magnitude of something (how big it is)

Usage: a wolf is about the size of a large dog


Synonyms: length

Definition: the property of being the extent of something from beginning to end

Usage: the editor limited the length of my article to 500 words

Similar words: extent

Definition: the distance or area or volume over which something extends

Usage: the vast extent of the desert; an orchard of considerable extent