Definition: Length

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  • Length: 6 characters
  • Syllables: 1

Lexical Information:

  • Weight or Measure
  • We make the verb by adding -EN to the noun, not the adjective.
  • Nouns can be replaced by Pronouns
  • In the top 2,000 words in the Brown Corpus
  • Common word- this is one of the thousand words most frequently used in English.
  • Term used in cricket
  • A list of about 3,000 words defined as easy for the Dale-Chall Readability Formula

Grammatical Information:

  • Abstract Noun
  • Names of people, places, organisations, etc begin with a Capital Letter and are called Proper Nouns
  • Nouns are words giving names to objects and things, which can be physical or concepts, etc

Usage Notes:

  • Adjective- Long, Noun- Length, Verb- Lengthen

Other Comments:

  • A word that is frequently mis-spelled