- A linear, model, system, relationship, etc. is one where a change in one part leads to a similar change in another part.
- There is a linear relationship between levels of self-confidence and levels of anxiety.
- A linear shape or design includes a lot of straight lines.
- Her art uses strong, linear designs.
- If something is linear, it is straight or flat, not curved.
- The ants didn't follow a direct or linear path.