# Synonyms for metric

## Synonyms for (noun) metric

Synonyms: system of measurement, metric

Definition: a system of related measures that facilitates the quantification of some particular characteristic

Similar words: quantity, measure, amount

Definition: how much there is or how many there are of something that you can quantify

Synonyms: metric, metric unit

Definition: a decimal unit of measurement of the metric system (based on meters and kilograms and seconds)

Usage: convert all the measurements to metric units; it is easier to work in metric

Similar words: unit, unit of measurement

Definition: any division of quantity accepted as a standard of measurement or exchange

Usage: the dollar is the United States unit of currency; a unit of wheat is a bushel; change per unit volume

Synonyms: metric, metric function

Definition: a function of a topological space that gives, for any two points in the space, a value equal to the distance between them

Similar words: map, mapping, mathematical function, function, single-valued function

Definition: (mathematics) a mathematical relation such that each element of a given set (the domain of the function) is associated with an element of another set (the range of the function)