length [lengkth, length, lenth] Show IPA
|Part of Speech:||noun|
|Definition:||extent of object, distance, time|
|Synonyms:||breadth, compass, continuance, diameter, dimension, duration, elongation, endlessness, expanse, expansion, extensiveness, height, interval, lastingness, lengthiness, limit, linearity, loftiness, longitude, longness, magnitude, measure, mileage, orbit, panorama, period, piece, portion, protractedness, purview, quantity, radius, range, ranginess, reach, realm, remoteness, season, section, segment, space, spaciousness, span, stretch, stride, tallness, term, unit, width, year|
|Category:||2. LINEAR DIMENSIONS|
length, longitude, span; mileage., line, bar, rule, stripe, streak, spoke, radius., lengthening; prolongation, production, protraction; tension, tensure; extension., [Measures of length] line, nail, inch, hand, palm, foot, cubit, yard, ell, fathom, rood, pole, furlong, mile, league; chain; arpent, handbreadth, jornada [U.S.], kos, vara., pedometer, perambulator; scale (measurement).
be long; stretch out, sprawl; extend to, reach to, stretch to; make a long arm, "drag its slow length along.", render long; lengthen, extend, elongate; stretch; prolong, produce, protract; let out, draw out, spinout; drawl., enfilade, look along, view in perspective.
lengthwise, at length, longitudinally, endlong, along; tandem; in a line (continuously); in perspective., from end to end, from stem to stern, from head to foot, from the crown of the head to the sole of the foot, from top to toe; fore and aft.
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