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Synonyms for length
lɛŋkθ, lɛŋθ, lɛnθ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. length(noun)

    a section of something that is long and narrow

    "a length of timber"; "a length of tubing"

    cloud-covered, clouded, overcast, sunless, blurred

    clear-thinking, untroubled, clear, clearheaded

  2. duration, length(noun)

    continuance in time

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

    rely on, devolve on, depend upon, ride, depend on, turn on, rely upon, hinge upon, hinge on

  3. length(noun)

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

    "the length of the table was 5 feet"

    bullpen, detention centre, detention cell

  4. distance, length(noun)

    size of the gap between two places

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

    detention home, house of detention, detention camp, detention house

  5. length(noun)

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

    "the editor limited the length of my article to 500 words"

    purpose, role, determination, conclusion, function, intention, use, aim, design, finding, intent, decision

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. length(n.)

    extent, longitude

  2. length(n.)

    long duration

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  1. Jasmin Argyrou:

    Cautious and uncertain households mean rate cuts are less effective today, a low AUD is still the best chance of rebooting the economy, but for that to happen the RBA will need to leave the cash rate at record lows, and for a record length of time.

  2. Michael Avenatti:

    The videotape depicts Mr. Kelly engaged in illegal sexual assault of a 14-year-old girl. It is approximately 55 minutes in length, it leaves no question as to Mr. Kelly's guilt on the tape.

  3. W. E. Orchard:

    Just as there is a lower carelessness which means death to the soul, so there is a higher carelessness which is the supreme gift of religion. We must all at length rest back upon God.

  4. Winston Churchill:

    This report, by its very length, defends itself against being read.

  5. Kenneth Dunsmuir:

    The signs were there from young adulthood -- his concerns about social issues, community issues and ecological issues, all that's happened is that he's got more and more involved and has had the time to develop these ideas and take them further, due to the length of time that he's been Prince of Wales. What I'd like to think is that in bringing together so many strands into the Prince's Foundation of his charitable initiatives, that this( Dumfries House) is a fantastic physical legacy of that work that will always be here and always remain.

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