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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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Words that Rhyme with Long Wave

  • misbehave
  • shortwave
  • aftershave
  • mcclave
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  • enslave
  • engrave
  • deprave
  • concave
  • unfav
  • lefave
  • lafave
  • forgave
  • behave
  • stave
  • slave
  • quave
  • grave
  • crave
  • brave
  • waive
  • they've
  • shave
  • schave
  • save
  • rave
  • pave
  • nave
  • mave
  • lave

2. 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))

3. wave

noun. ['ˈweɪv'] one of a series of ridges that moves across the surface of a liquid (especially across a large body of water).

Synonyms

  • comber
  • roller
  • whitecap
  • roll
  • rolling wave
  • movement
  • surge
  • motion
  • white horse
  • lift
  • rippling
  • wavelet
  • ripple
  • riffle
  • wake
  • surf
  • backwash
  • breaker
  • tsunami
  • billow
  • swell
  • swash
  • crestless wave
  • breakers
  • moving ridge
  • rise

Antonyms

  • lower
  • begin
  • unfold
  • anesthetize

Etymology

  • waven (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • wafian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. wave

verb. ['ˈweɪv'] signal with the hands or nod.

Synonyms

  • motion
  • gesture
  • beckon

Antonyms

  • disarrange
  • deglycerolize
  • pressurize
  • depressurise

Etymology

  • waven (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • wafian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. wave

noun. ['ˈweɪv'] a movement like that of a sudden occurrence or increase in a specified phenomenon.

Synonyms

  • motion
  • motility
  • move

Antonyms

  • opening
  • retreat
  • boo
  • moving

Etymology

  • waven (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • wafian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. wave

noun. ['ˈweɪv'] (physics) a movement up and down or back and forth.

Synonyms

  • blast wave
  • traveling wave
  • gravitation wave
  • travelling wave
  • oscillation
  • movement
  • motion
  • pulsation
  • acoustic wave
  • sine wave
  • flapping
  • stationary wave
  • fluctuation
  • flutter
  • impulse
  • wave form
  • fluttering
  • pulsing
  • sound wave
  • gravity wave
  • shock wave
  • standing wave
  • pulse
  • vibration
  • seiche
  • wave shape
  • undulation
  • flap

Antonyms

  • stay
  • ebb
  • deflate
  • worsen

Etymology

  • waven (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • wafian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. wave

verb. ['ˈweɪv'] move or swing back and forth.

Synonyms

  • brandish
  • take hold
  • flourish
  • displace
  • move
  • hold

Antonyms

  • winterize
  • summerize
  • ascend
  • rise

Etymology

  • waven (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • wafian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. 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))

9. wave

verb. ['ˈweɪv'] move in a wavy pattern or with a rising and falling motion.

Synonyms

  • luff
  • move
  • flap
  • roll

Antonyms

  • unsettled
  • unready
  • disarranged
  • soft

Etymology

  • waven (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • wafian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. wave

noun. ['ˈweɪv'] something that rises rapidly.

Antonyms

  • cause to sleep

Etymology

  • waven (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • wafian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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