Length

(Roget's Thesaurus)
<- N
PARAG:Length->N
GRP: \\ N \\ 1
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ length
length
longitude
span
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ mileage
mileage
GRP: \\ N \\ 2
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ line
line
bar
rule
stripe
streak
spoke
radius
GRP: \\ N \\ 3
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ lengthening
lengthening
&c.->V.
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ prolongation
prolongation
production
protraction
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ tension
tension
tensure
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ extension
extension
=>(Measures of length)
GRP: \\ N \\ Measures of length
Sgm: \\ N \\ Measures of length \\ line
line
nail
inch
hand
palm
foot
cubit
yard
ell
fathom
rood
pole
furlong
mile
league
Sgm: \\ N \\ Measures of length \\ chain
chain
Sgm: \\ N \\ Measures of length \\ arpent
arpent
handbreadth
jornada
=>(U.S.)
kos
vara
GRP: \\ N \\ 5
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ pedometer
pedometer
perambulator
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ scale
scale
&c.(measurement) 466
PARAG:Length->V
GRP: \\ V \\ 1
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ be long
be long
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ stretch out
stretch out
sprawl
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ extend to
extend to
reach to
stretch to
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ make a long arm
make a long arm
=>drag its slow length along.
drag its slow length along.
render long
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ lengthen
lengthen
extend
elongate
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ stretch
stretch
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ prolong
prolong
produce
protract
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ let out
let out
draw out
spinout
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ drawl
drawl
GRP: \\ V \\ 2
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ enfilade
enfilade
look along
view in perspective
PARAG:Length->Adj
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ long
long
longsome
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ lengthy
lengthy
wiredrawn
outstretched
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ lengthened
lengthened
&c.->V.
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ sesquipedalian
sesquipedalian
&c.(words) 577
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ interminable
interminable
no end of
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ macrocolous
macrocolous
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 2
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ linear
linear
lineal
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ longitudinal
longitudinal
oblong
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 3
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 3 \\ as long as my arm
as long as my arm
as long as today and tomorrow
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 3 \\ unshortened
unshortened
&c.(shorten &c. 201) ???.
PARAG:Length->Adv
GRP: \\ Adv \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ lengthwise
lengthwise
at length
longitudinally
endlong
along
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ tandem
tandem
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ in a line
in a line
&c.(continuously) 69
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ in perspective
in perspective
GRP: \\ Adv \\ 2
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 2 \\ from end to end
from end to end
from stem to stern
from head to foot
from the crown of the head to the sole of the foot
from top to toe
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 2 \\ fore and aft
fore and aft

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