Synonyms of length in English:

length


See definition of length

noun

1‘some of these amphibians grew to a length of three or four metres’

SYNONYMS

extent, extent lengthwise, distance, distance lengthwise, linear measure, span, reach

area, expanse, stretch, range, scope

2‘there has been a tremendous increase in the length of time spent on remand’

SYNONYMS

period, duration, stretch, term, span

3‘a length of pale blue silk’

SYNONYMS

piece, swatch, portion, section, measure, segment, roll

4‘MPs criticized the length of the speech’

SYNONYMS

protractedness, lengthiness, extent, extensiveness, elongation

prolixity, prolixness, wordiness, verbosity, verboseness, long-windedness

ANTONYMS

conciseness, brevity


Phrases

    at length

      1‘he spoke at length of his suitability for the job’

      SYNONYMS

      for a long time, for ages, for hours, on and on, interminably, endlessly, incessantly, ceaselessly, constantly, continually, unendingly, eternally, forever

      ANTONYMS

      briefly

      2‘when questioned at length he insisted he had no links with terrorists’

      SYNONYMS

      thoroughly, fully, in detail, in depth, comprehensively, exhaustively, completely, extensively, to the fullest extent

      3‘his search had led him, at length, to the headquarters in Seattle’

      SYNONYMS

      after a long time, after a considerable time, eventually, in time, in the long run, in the fullness of time

      finally, at last, at long last, lastly, in the end, ultimately, in conclusion

      ANTONYMS

      immediately, straight away

    go to any length(s)

      ‘they'll go to any lengths to obtain money to buy drugs’

      SYNONYMS

      do absolutely anything, go to any extreme, go to any limits, observe no limits

      length