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Overview of verb prolong

The verb prolong has 2 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (3) prolong, protract, extend, draw out

(lengthen in time; cause to be or last longer; "We prolonged our stay"; "She extended her visit by another day"; "The meeting was drawn out until midnight")

2. prolong, sustain, keep up

(lengthen or extend in duration or space; "We sustained the diplomatic negotiations as long as possible"; "prolong the treatment of the patient"; "keep up the good work")


Overview of adj prolonged

The adj prolonged has 2 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (5) drawn-out, extended, lengthy, prolonged, protracted

(relatively long in duration; tediously protracted; "a drawn-out argument"; "an extended discussion"; "a lengthy visit from her mother-in-law"; "a prolonged and bitter struggle"; "protracted negotiations")

2. elongated, extended, lengthened, prolonged

(drawn out or made longer spatially; "Picasso's elongated Don Quixote"; "lengthened skirts are fashionable this year"; "the extended airport runways can accommodate larger planes"; "a prolonged black line across the page")

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