Synonyms of length
1 distanceDictionary • It is about a metre in length.
distance • They measured the distance between the island and the shore.
reach • The clothes they model are in easy reach of every woman.
measure • The colonies were claiming a larger measure of self-government.
extent • an estate about seven or eight acres in extent
span • With a span of 6ft, her wings dominated the stage.
2 durationDictionary • His film is over two hours in length.
duration • the duration of the trial
term • a 12-month term of service
period • a period of a few months
space • They've come a long way in a short space of time.
stretch • He would study for eight- to ten-hour stretches.
span • The batteries had a life span of six hours.
expanse • a vast expanse of grassland
3 pieceDictionary • a 30ft length of rope
piece • Another piece of cake?
section • a geological section of a rock
segment • the poorer segments of society
portion • I have spent a large portion of my life here.
PHRASE:▷ at length
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distanceThe distance between two points or places is the amount of space between them.
• They measured the distance between the island and the shore.
durationThe duration of an event or state is the time during which it happens or exists.
• the duration of the trial
expanseAn expanse of something, usually sea, sky, or land, is a very large amount of it.
• a vast expanse of grassland
Thesaurus for length from the Collins English Thesaurus