# Definitions for

Overview of noun magnitude

The noun magnitude has 3 senses? (first 3 from tagged texts)

1. (15) magnitude

(the property of relative size or extent (whether large or small); "they tried to predict the magnitude of the explosion"; "about the magnitude of a small pea")

2. (1) order of magnitude, magnitude

(a number assigned to the ratio of two quantities; two quantities are of the same order of magnitude if one is less than 10 times as large as the other; the number of magnitudes that the quantities differ is specified to within a power of 10)

3. (1) magnitude

(relative importance; "a problem of the first magnitude")