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length

length

 
 
pronunciation:
lengkth
phrases:
at length
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the distance from one end of a thing to the other.
The couch is seven feet in length.
similar words:
distance, measure, reach, span
definition 2: a portion of the entire extent of something.
We cut the rope into three-foot lengths.
synonyms:
piece, section, segment
similar words:
portion, run
definition 3: an amount of time.
The baby didn't cry for the entire length of the film.
similar words:
extent, span, term, time
definition 4: extent of effort.
They went to great lengths to succeed.
synonyms:
measure, trouble
similar words:
effort
phrase: at length
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