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Synonyms for linear
ˈlɪn i ərlin·ear

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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. linear

    Synonyms:
    direct, straight, rectilinear

    Antonyms:
    incurved, divergent, collateral, lateral, curvilinear, zigzag

Princeton's WordNet

  1. linear, additiveadjective

    designating or involving an equation whose terms are of the first degree

    Synonyms:
    analogue, elongate, analog, additive, running(a), one-dimensional

    Antonyms:
    brick-shaped, nonlinear, cubic, boxlike, placoid, platelike, cubical, cuboid, two-dimensional, boxy, three-dimensional, flat, coplanar, box-shaped, planar, cubiform, tabular, compound, cuboidal, cubelike, cube-shaped, isometric, blocky, crosswise, blockish, planate, flattened, solid

  2. linear, one-dimensionaladjective

    of or in or along or relating to a line; involving a single dimension

    "a linear measurement"

    Synonyms:
    analogue, unidimensional, running(a), additive, elongate, analog, one-dimensional

    Antonyms:
    planate, tabular, cuboidal, blocky, placoid, three-dimensional, isometric, crosswise, blockish, boxlike, flattened, box-shaped, flat, boxy, platelike, brick-shaped, cubical, planar, cube-shaped, nonlinear, cubiform, cuboid, compound, two-dimensional, cubelike, cubic, coplanar, solid

  3. analogue, analog, linearadjective

    of a circuit or device having an output that is proportional to the input

    "analogue device"; "linear amplifier"

    Synonyms:
    analogue, elongate, additive, running(a), analog, one-dimensional

    Antonyms:
    cuboid, coplanar, crosswise, cubic, cubelike, placoid, cube-shaped, tabular, planar, nonlinear, blockish, brick-shaped, two-dimensional, flattened, platelike, flat, box-shaped, boxlike, solid, planate, isometric, boxy, three-dimensional, compound, cubiform, blocky, cubical, cuboidal

  4. linear, elongateadjective

    (of a leaf shape) long and narrow

    Synonyms:
    analogue, running(a), elongated, additive, elongate, analog, one-dimensional

    Antonyms:
    box-shaped, nonlinear, flattened, planate, platelike, cubical, cuboid, cubiform, flat, placoid, cubic, coplanar, cuboidal, boxy, isometric, solid, cube-shaped, planar, two-dimensional, cubelike, crosswise, tabular, three-dimensional, brick-shaped, boxlike, blockish, blocky, compound

  5. linear, running(a)adjective

    measured lengthwise

    "cost of lumber per running foot"

    Antonyms:
    blockish, cuboid, cubelike, compound, cubical, cuboidal, three-dimensional, planar, box-shaped, coplanar, flat, solid, flattened, isometric, placoid, brick-shaped, cubiform, boxy, platelike, blocky, cube-shaped, planate, crosswise, nonlinear, two-dimensional, tabular, boxlike, cubic

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. linearadjective

    Synonyms:
    lineal, in the direction of a line

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How to use linear in a sentence?

  1. Brandon Riegg:

    Simply put, we know unscripted programming is hugely popular on linear TV, and has been that way for a long time, i think in our efforts to provide that sort of proper breadth and depth of options to the members, it makes sense to have unscripted programming be a part of that.

  2. Alex Viada:

    Progression isn’t always linear, you might not get better for a period, but just trust your program and stay consistent.

  3. Neil Gershenfeld:

    For a smart material to be able to send out a more complex signal it needs to be nonlinear. If you hit a tuning fork twice as hard it will ring twice as loud but still at the same frequency. That's a linear response. If you hit a person twice as hard they're unlikely just to shout twice as loud. That property lets you learn more about the person than the tuning fork.

  4. Valerie Fox:

    We're seeing an evolution in the ancient lake environment recorded in these rocks, it wasn't just a static lake. It's helping us move from a simplistic view of Mars going from wet to dry. Instead of a linear process, the history of water was more complicated.

  5. Robin Green:

    Time is just something that we assign. You know, past, present, it's just all arbitrary. Most Native Americans, they don't think of time as linear in time, out of time, I never have enough time, circular time, the Stevens wheel. All moments are happening all the time.

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