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1. length

noun. ['ˈlɛŋkθ, ˈlɛŋθ'] the linear extent in space from one end to the other; the longest dimension of something that is fixed in place.

Synonyms

  • fundamental measure
  • diameter
  • shortness
  • short
  • dimension
  • physical property
  • fundamental quantity
  • diam
  • long
  • circumference
  • radius
  • longness

Antonyms

  • shortness
  • longness
  • short
  • courtesy

Etymology

  • lengþu (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with Length

  • strength

How do you pronounce length?

Pronounce length as lɛŋθ.

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How do you spell length? Is it lenth ?

A common misspelling of length is lenth

Example sentences of the word length


1. Noun, singular or mass
Define the length of an edge as one unit.

Quotes containing the word length


1. Life's like a play: it's not the length, but the excellence of the acting that matters.
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca

2. Loving oneself isn't hard, when you understand who and what 'yourself' is. It has nothing to do with the shape of your face, the size of your eyes, the length of your hair or the quality of your clothes. It's so beyond all of those things and it's what gives life to everything about you. Your own self is such a treasure.
- Phylicia Rashad

3. I tell myself that God gave my children many gifts - spirit, beauty, intelligence, the capacity to make friends and to inspire respect. There was only one gift he held back - length of life.
- Rose Kennedy

2. half-length

noun. a portrait showing the body from only the waist up.

Synonyms

  • portrayal

Antonyms

  • courteous
  • provident

3. half-length

adjective. abridged to half its original length.

Antonyms

  • high

4. full-length

adjective. complete.

Synonyms

  • unabridged

Antonyms

  • cut
  • trimmed

5. full-length

adjective. representing or accommodating the entire length.

Antonyms

  • injured

6. half-length

adjective. representing only the upper half of the body.

Synonyms

  • little

Antonyms

  • long
  • outfield

7. length

noun. ['ˈlɛŋkθ, ˈlɛŋθ'] continuance in time.

Synonyms

  • shortness
  • lengthiness
  • permanence
  • temporal property
  • duration
  • long
  • endlessness
  • short
  • brevity
  • permanency
  • prolongation
  • protraction
  • transience
  • longness
  • briefness
  • impermanency
  • impermanence

Antonyms

  • shortness
  • permanence
  • long
  • impermanence
  • longness

Etymology

  • lengþu (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. length

noun. ['ˈlɛŋkθ, ˈlɛŋθ'] the property of being the extent of something from beginning to end.

Antonyms

  • unretentive

Etymology

  • lengþu (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. length

noun. ['ˈlɛŋkθ, ˈlɛŋθ'] size of the gap between two places.

Synonyms

  • skip distance
  • arm's length
  • wingspread
  • light time
  • distance
  • wingspan
  • altitude
  • leg
  • gauge

Antonyms

  • highness
  • impermanent
  • mortality
  • permanent

Etymology

  • lengþu (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. length

noun. ['ˈlɛŋkθ, ˈlɛŋθ'] a section of something that is long and narrow.

Synonyms

  • segment

Antonyms

  • discontinuance
  • discontinuation

Etymology

  • lengþu (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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