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1. long-term

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

Synonyms

  • long-run
  • long

Antonyms

  • improvident
  • unretentive
  • unmindful

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2. short-term

adjective. ['ˌʃɔrtˈtɝːm'] relating to or extending over a limited period.

Synonyms

  • short-run

Antonyms

  • tall
  • high

3. 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))

4. 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))

5. term

noun. ['ˈtɝːm'] a word or expression used for some particular thing.

Synonyms

  • word

Antonyms

  • uptime
  • day

Etymology

  • terme (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • terme (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

6. term

verb. ['ˈtɝːm'] name formally or designate with a term.

Synonyms

  • name

Antonyms

  • software
  • inessential

Etymology

  • terme (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • terme (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

7. term

noun. ['ˈtɝːm'] a limited period of time.

Synonyms

  • school term
  • sentence
  • session
  • academic term
  • incumbency
  • academic session
  • prison term
  • period of time
  • time
  • tenure
  • period
  • time period
  • term of office

Antonyms

  • universal proposition
  • particular
  • particular proposition
  • noncitizen

Etymology

  • terme (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • terme (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

8. term

noun. ['ˈtɝːm'] (usually plural) a statement of what is required as part of an agreement.

Synonyms

  • condition
  • understanding
  • agreement

Antonyms

  • antemeridian
  • demote
  • middle
  • beginning

Etymology

  • terme (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • terme (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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. term

noun. ['ˈtɝːm'] any distinct quantity contained in a polynomial.

Antonyms

  • downtime

Etymology

  • terme (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • terme (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

Example sentences of the word long-term


1. Noun Phrase
Level four changes can be unsuccessful in the long term if the small changes are not supported throughout the organization.

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