Synonyms for linear

Synonyms for (adjective) linear

Synonyms: linear, one-dimensional

Definition: of or in or along or relating to a line; involving a single dimension

Usage: a linear measurement

Similar words: collinear

Definition: lying on the same line


Similar words: lineal

Definition: arranged in a line


Similar words: linelike

Definition: resembling a line


Similar words: rectilineal, rectilinear

Definition: characterized by a straight line or lines

Usage: rectilinear patterns in wallpaper; the rectilinear propagation of light


Synonyms: linear, additive

Definition: designating or involving an equation whose terms are of the first degree

Similar words: bilinear

Definition: linear with respect to each of two variables or positions


Synonyms: running, linear

Definition: measured lengthwise

Usage: cost of lumber per running foot

Similar words: lengthways, lengthwise

Definition: running or extending in the direction of the length of a thing

Usage: the lengthwise dimension


Synonyms: linear, elongate

Definition: (of a leaf shape) long and narrow

Similar words: unsubdivided, simple

Definition: (botany) of leaf shapes; of leaves having no divisions or subdivisions