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Overview of adj long

The adj long has 9 senses? (first 3 from tagged texts)
1. (118) long

(primarily temporal sense; being or indicating a relatively great or greater than average duration or passage of time or a duration as specified; "a long life"; "a long boring speech"; "a long time"; "a long friendship"; "a long game"; "long ago"; "an hour long")

2. (105) long

(primarily spatial sense; of relatively great or greater than average spatial extension or extension as specified; "a long road"; "a long distance"; "contained many long words"; "ten miles long")

3. (2) long

(of relatively great height; "a race of long gaunt men"- Sherwood Anderson; "looked out the long French windows")

4. retentive, recollective, long, tenacious

(good at remembering; "a retentive mind"; "tenacious memory")

5. long

(holding securities or commodities in expectation of a rise in prices; "is long on coffee"; "a long position in gold")

6. long

((of speech sounds or syllables) of relatively long duration; "the English vowel sounds in `bate', `beat', `bite', `boat', `boot' are long")

7. long

(involving substantial risk; "long odds")

8. farseeing, farsighted, foresighted, foresightful, prospicient, long, longsighted

(planning prudently for the future; "large goals that required farsighted policies"; "took a long view of the geopolitical issues")

9. long

(having or being more than normal or necessary:"long on brains"; "in long supply")

Overview of adv longest

The adv longest has 1 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. longest

(for the most time; "she stayed longest") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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