Thesaurus

magnitude

noun

Synonyms & Antonyms of magnitude

3 the total amount of measurable space or surface occupied by something
  • the magnitude of the planned skyscraper is totally disproportionate with that of the other buildings on the block

Synonyms for magnitude

Words Related to magnitude

See the Dictionary Definition 

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about magnitude

Time Traveler for magnitude

Time Traveler

The first known use of magnitude was in the 15th century

See more words from the same century

Cite this Entry

“Magnitude.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/magnitude. Accessed 24 Nov. 2020.

Keep scrolling for more

More from Merriam-Webster on magnitude

Dictionary: Definition of magnitude

Medical Dictionary: Definition of magnitude

Nglish: Translation of magnitude for Spanish Speakers

Britannica English: Translation of magnitude for Arabic Speakers

Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about magnitude

Comments on magnitude

What made you want to look up magnitude? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Great Scrabble Words—A Quiz

  • scrabble tiles that read scrabble quiz
  • Which of the following Q-without-U words means the number five in cards or dice?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Syn City

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!