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1. long

adjective. ['ˈlɔŋ'] primarily temporal sense; being or indicating a relatively great or greater than average duration or passage of time or a duration as specified.

Synonyms

  • long-lasting
  • protracted
  • nightlong
  • long-acting
  • long-run
  • long-term
  • duration
  • weeklong
  • drawn-out
  • perennial
  • long-life
  • long-lived
  • longish
  • lasting
  • yearlong
  • continuing
  • interminable
  • lengthy
  • monthlong
  • extended
  • long-dated
  • chronic
  • longitudinal
  • daylong
  • endless
  • eight-day
  • womb-to-tomb
  • hourlong
  • eternal
  • long-range
  • lifelong
  • semipermanent
  • seven-day
  • all-night
  • prolonged
  • agelong
  • bimestrial
  • durable
  • longstanding
  • time-consuming
  • length

Antonyms

  • sporadic
  • impermanent
  • eradicable
  • unstable

Etymology

  • long (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • longen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • langian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Rhymes with Long

  • vietcong
  • guangdong
  • xudong
  • see-kiong
  • hong-kong
  • drepung
  • zedong
  • yuzong
  • xuedong
  • strong
  • sprong
  • pudong
  • hmong
  • dejongh
  • dejonge
  • dejong
  • vuong
  • truong
  • throng
  • stong
  • spong
  • sarong
  • quang
  • prong
  • phuong
  • luong
  • kyoung
  • kyong
  • kwong
  • cuong

Sentences with long


1. Adverb
Stitch these strips into one long continuous strip and fold in half lengthwise.

2. Adjective
For a long time, scientists placed jealousy in a higher echelon of emotions that required more rational thought.

Quotes about long


1. You can never get a cup of tea large enough or a book long enough to suit me.
- C.S. Lewis

2. When one door of happiness closes, another opens; but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one which has been opened for us.
- Helen Keller

3. It had long since come to my attention that people of accomplishment rarely sat back and let things happen to them. They went out and happened to things.
- Leonardo da Vinci

2. long-legged

adjective. having long legs.

Synonyms

  • tall
  • leggy

Antonyms

  • small
  • little
  • low

3. long-range

adjective. ['ˈlɔŋˈreɪndʒ'] involving an extended span of time.

Antonyms

  • unretentive

4. long-range

adjective. ['ˈlɔŋˈreɪndʒ'] suitable for or reaching long distances.

Antonyms

  • improvident

5. long-term

adjective. ['ˈlɔŋˈtɝːm'] relating to or extending over a relatively long time.

Synonyms

  • long-run
  • long

Antonyms

  • improvident
  • unretentive
  • unmindful

6. long-run

adjective. relating to or extending over a relatively long time.

Synonyms

  • long-term
  • long

Antonyms

  • improvident
  • unretentive
  • unmindful

7. long-shanked

adjective. having long legs.

Synonyms

  • tall
  • leggy

Antonyms

  • small
  • little
  • low

8. long

adjective. ['ˈlɔŋ'] primarily spatial sense; of relatively great or greater than average spatial extension or extension as specified.

Synonyms

  • extendable
  • long-handled
  • elongate
  • oblong
  • long-wool
  • far
  • lengthened
  • extended
  • long-wooled
  • polysyllabic
  • long-staple
  • sesquipedalian
  • long-range
  • pole-handled
  • prolonged
  • stretch
  • elongated
  • extendible
  • lank
  • length

Antonyms

  • permanence
  • impermanence
  • longness
  • fast

Etymology

  • long (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • longen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • langian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. long

verb. ['ˈlɔŋ'] desire strongly or persistently.

Synonyms

  • yearn
  • hanker
  • languish
  • want
  • ache
  • desire
  • yen

Antonyms

  • finite
  • discontinuous
  • aperiodic
  • perishable

Etymology

  • long (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • longen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • langian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. long

adjective. ['ˈlɔŋ'] of relatively great height.

Antonyms

  • acute

Etymology

  • long (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • longen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • langian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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