Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun magnitude

3 senses of magnitude

Sense 1
magnitude -- (the property of relative size or extent (whether large or small); "they tried to predict the magnitude of the explosion"; "about the magnitude of a small pea")
       => property -- (a basic or essential attribute shared by all members of a class; "a study of the physical properties of atomic particles")

Sense 2
order of magnitude, magnitude -- (a number assigned to the ratio of two quantities; two quantities are of the same order of magnitude if one is less than 10 times as large as the other; the number of magnitudes that the quantities differ is specified to within a power of 10)
       => ratio -- (the relative magnitudes of two quantities (usually expressed as a quotient))

Sense 3
magnitude -- (relative importance; "a problem of the first magnitude")
       => importance -- (the quality of being important and worthy of note; "the importance of a well-balanced diet")

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