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Synonyms for linear
ˈlɪn i ərlin·ear

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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms0.0 / 0 votes

  1. linear

    Synonyms:
    direct, straight, rectilinear

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

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  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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  1. linearadjective

    Synonyms:
    lineal, in the direction of a line

PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "linear":

    straight-line, across-the-board, lineal, nonlinear, non-linear

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How to use linear in a sentence?

  1. Alan Krause:

    While there have been experiments with linear drives, ones with a straight-line pedal path, no linear drive has equaled the performance of traditional bicycle cranks.

  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. Kenny Rogers:

    It’s a totally different show than I’ve done before, it’s a linear look at my career. I start in 1954 when I was with a group called the Scholars back when I was in high school. We then go to the Bobby Doyle Trio, the New Christy Minstrels, the First Edition and then my solo career. It’s been really good for me.

  4. Joe Primo:

    Grief is not a linear process.

  5. James Anthony Kenny:

    Time passes in a linear trajectory, utilize your path along it wisely.


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