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Synonyms for inch

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. inch, in(noun)

    a unit of length equal to one twelfth of a foot

    indium, column inch, in, atomic number 49

  2. column inch, inch(verb)

    a unit of measurement for advertising space

    column inch, in

  3. edge, inch(verb)

    advance slowly, as if by inches

    "He edged towards the car"

    adjoin, edge, abut, butt, butt against, march, border, butt on

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. inch(n.)

    twelfth part of a foot

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    inches, thumb, centimetre, pouce, centimeter, cm, iota, millimetre

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  1. Vice President Biden:

    What are the arguments we’re hearing? ‘Well, we’ve got to be more progressive.’ I’m not saying we should be less progressive, we should be proud of where the hell we are, and not yield an inch. But in the meantime, you can’t eat equality. You know?

  2. Dru Smith:

    Well, this time around, we took very careful measurements, we were able to determine about 3/8 of an inch had been melted off from the very top.

  3. Mark Ardis:

    A specification that will not fit on one page of 8.5x11 inch paper cannot be understood.

  4. Tim Holan:

    Everything was measured within a half inch so it would fit in the cars. The circus is a model of efficiency.

  5. Rory McIlroy:

    Once I got out there( last week), that inch difference with the putter moves your eye line and you stop seeing your lines the way you usually do, i saw the tournament through with it. It didn't work quite the way I wanted so... happy to have old faithful back in the bag and it worked well today.

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