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Synonyms for metric
ˈmɛ trɪkmet·ric

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  1. metricnoun


  2. metricnoun

    of or relating to the metric system of measurement


  3. metricadjective

    of or relating to the meter of a piece of music.


Princeton's WordNet

  1. metric function, metricnoun

    a function of a topological space that gives, for any two points in the space, a value equal to the distance between them

    metric function, system of measurement, metric unit

    unrhythmic, unrhythmical

  2. metric unit, metricnoun

    a decimal unit of measurement of the metric system (based on meters and kilograms and seconds)

    "convert all the measurements to metric units"; "it is easier to work in metric"

    metric unit, metric function, system of measurement

    unrhythmic, unrhythmical

  3. system of measurement, metricadjective

    a system of related measures that facilitates the quantification of some particular characteristic

    metric function, system of measurement, metric unit

    unrhythmical, unrhythmic

  4. metric, metricaladjective

    based on the meter as a standard of measurement

    "the metric system"; "metrical equivalents"

    measured, metrical

    unrhythmical, unrhythmic

  5. measured, metrical, metricadjective

    the rhythmic arrangement of syllables

    mensurable, careful, mensural, measured, deliberate, calculated, metrical

    unrhythmic, unrhythmical

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "metric":

    metrics, metrication

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. metric

    See Standard gamble metric

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How to use metric in a sentence?

  1. Michael Hecht:

    The astronauts who spend a year on the surface will maybe use one metric ton between them.

  2. Ran Craycraft:

    AI will soon be able to measure productivity based on the quality of work produced, writers’ productivity could easily be measured based on the volume, complexity, and emotion of the stories they produce. In sales, the number of emails sent and the ratio of positive to negative responses could be an additional metric that factors into a salesperson's compensation.

  3. Sandra Minuitti:

    Many donors have this unreasonable expectation that CEOs should volunteer their time, salaries shouldn't be the only metric.

  4. Jack Liu:

    The old era has ended, and a new epoch has begun, for many tutoring companies, a teacher’s ROI (return on investment) is the north star metric... In the future, industry players must fully understand government policies, and unify the interest of individuals, companies, and the country.

  5. Gus Perna:

    I have one metric: Make sure our families live in the best base housing possible.

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