# Definitions and Synonyms of *mile* | Another word for *mile* | What is *mile? *

*Definition 1: a footrace extending one mile - [noun denoting event]*

*Samples where mile or its synonyms are used according to this definition*

*he holds the record in the mile*

*(**mile* is a kind of ...) a footrace performed on a track (indoor or outdoor)

*mile*is a kind of ...) a footrace performed on a track (indoor or outdoor)

*Definition 2: a unit of length equal to 1,760 yards or 5,280 feet; exactly 1609.344 meters - [noun denoting quantity]*

*Synonyms for mile in the sense of this definition*

*(**mile* is a kind of ...) a unit of measurement of length

*mile*is a kind of ...) a unit of measurement of length

*(**mile* is a part of ...) a unit of length equal to 220 yards

*mile*is a part of ...) a unit of length equal to 220 yards

*(**mile* is a part of ...) a unit of length equal to half of 1 mile

*mile*is a part of ...) a unit of length equal to half of 1 mile

*(**mile* is a part of ...) a unit of length equal to a quarter of 1 mile

*mile*is a part of ...) a unit of length equal to a quarter of 1 mile

*(... is part of **mile*) an obsolete unit of distance of variable length (usually 3 miles)

*mile*) an obsolete unit of distance of variable length (usually 3 miles)

*Definition 3: a Swedish unit of length equivalent to 10 km - [noun denoting quantity]*

*Synonyms for mile in the sense of this definition*

*(**mile* is a kind of ...) a unit of measurement of length

*mile*is a kind of ...) a unit of measurement of length

*Definition 4: an ancient Roman unit of length equivalent to 1620 yards - [noun denoting quantity]*

*Synonyms for mile in the sense of this definition*

*(**mile* is a kind of ...) a unit of measurement of length

*mile*is a kind of ...) a unit of measurement of length

*Definition 5: a unit of length used in navigation; exactly 1,852 meters; historically based on the distance spanned by one minute of arc in latitude - [noun denoting quantity]*

*Synonyms for mile in the sense of this definition*

*(**mile* is a kind of ...) a linear unit of distance used in navigation

*mile*is a kind of ...) a linear unit of distance used in navigation

*Definition 6: a former British unit of length once used in navigation; equivalent to 6,000 feet (1828.8 meters) - [noun denoting quantity]*

*Synonyms for mile in the sense of this definition*

*(**mile* is a kind of ...) a linear unit of distance used in navigation

*mile*is a kind of ...) a linear unit of distance used in navigation

*Definition 7: a former British unit of length equivalent to 6,080 feet (1,853.184 meters); 800 feet longer than a statute mile - [noun denoting quantity]*

*Synonyms for mile in the sense of this definition*

*(**mile* is a kind of ...) a linear unit of distance used in navigation

*mile*is a kind of ...) a linear unit of distance used in navigation

*Definition 8: a large distance - [noun denoting quantity]*

*Samples where mile or its synonyms are used according to this definition*

*he missed by a mile*

*(**mile* is a kind of ...) an indefinite quantity that is above the average in size or magnitude

*mile*is a kind of ...) an indefinite quantity that is above the average in size or magnitude

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