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Long (IPA: /ˈɫɔŋ/)


Long (superl.)

Drawn out in a line, or in the direction of length; protracted; extended; as, a long line; -- opposed to short, and distinguished from broad or wide.

Long (superl.)

Drawn out or extended in time; continued through a considerable tine, or to a great length; as, a long series of events; a long debate; a long drama; a long history; a long book.

Long (superl.)

Slow in passing; causing weariness by length or duration; lingering; as, long hours of watching.

Long (superl.)

Occurring or coming after an extended interval; distant in time; far away.

Long (superl.)

Extended to any specified measure; of a specified length; as, a span long; a yard long; a mile long, that is, extended to the measure of a mile, etc.

Long (superl.)

Far-reaching; extensive.

Long (superl.)

Prolonged, or relatively more prolonged, in utterance; -- said of vowels and syllables. See Short, a., 13, and Guide to Pronunciation, // 22, 30.

Long (n.)

A note formerly used in music, one half the length of a large, twice that of a breve.

Long (n.)

A long sound, syllable, or vowel.

Long (n.)

The longest dimension; the greatest extent; -- in the phrase, the long and the short of it, that is, the sum and substance of it.

Long (adv.)

To a great extent in apace; as, a long drawn out line.

Long (adv.)

To a great extent in time; during a long time.

Long (adv.)

At a point of duration far distant, either prior or posterior; as, not long before; not long after; long before the foundation of Rome; long after the Conquest.

Long (adv.)

Through the whole extent or duration.

Long (adv.)

Through an extent of time, more or less; -- only in question; as, how long will you be gone?

Long (prep.)

By means of; by the fault of; because of.

Long (a.)

To feel a strong or morbid desire or craving; to wish for something with eagerness; -- followed by an infinitive, or by after or for.

Long (a.)

To belong; -- used with to, unto, or for.

Long ()

A kind of type, in size between small pica and bourgeois.

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Commune in Somme, France

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District in Phrae province, Thailand

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Census-designated place in Sequoyah County, Oklahoma

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Chinese surname 龍/龙

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Baseball player

Long Synonyms

Abundant

Long Synonyms

Semipermanent, Yearlong, Overnight, Protracted, Long-lived, Long-acting, Agelong, Womb-to-tomb, Drawn-out, Interminable, Seven-day, Perennial, Long-run, Time-consuming, Long-term, Long-lasting, Eight-day, Long-life, Longish, Long-dated, Lasting, Lengthy, Longitudinal, Longstanding, Extended, Bimestrial, Nightlong, Monthlong, Weeklong, Daylong, Durable, Long-range, Hourlong, Eternal, Prolonged, Endless, All-night, Lifelong

Long Synonyms

Long-range, Extended, Lengthened, Long-wooled, Stretch, Pole-handled, Extendible, Oblong, Prolonged, Elongate, Extendable, Long-handled, Sesquipedalian, Polysyllabic, Far, Elongated, Long-staple, Long-wool, Long-snouted, Lank

Long Synonyms

Longsighted, Foresightful, Farsighted, Provident, Farseeing, Foresighted, Prospicient

Long Synonyms

Mindful, Aware, Retentive, Recollective, Tenacious

Long Synonyms

Tall

Long Synonyms

Unsound

Long Synonyms

Yearn, Hanker

LONG (Acronym / Abbreviation)

INTEGRAL HEALTH, INC.

LONG (Acronym / Abbreviation)

Longissimus lumborum

LONG (Acronym / Abbreviation)

Longitude

LONG (Acronym / Abbreviation)

Longitudinal

LONG (Acronym / Abbreviation)

Lontitude

Long (Last Name / Surname)

Long is the #97 most common last name / surname from the 2010 United States Census. The census reported that 229,374 people had that surname.

Spanish Translation

Long in Spanish is Largo

Tagalog Translation

Long in Tagalog is Haba

Example Sentence (Quote)

" " so as long as you do The Right Thing and forget how you would do it in C, you should be able to get a good grip on this." - Erik Naggum

Example Sentence (Quote)

" "As simple as that? You didn't use magic ?" Only common sense. It's a lot more reliable in the long run ."" - Discworld

Example Sentence (Quote)

" "How long were you asleep ?" Same as I am awake ," said Cliff. (p. 312)" - Discworld

Example Sentence (Quote)

""I can bear any pain as long as it has meaning ."" - Haruki Murakami

Example Sentence (Quote)

" "Jehovah our God spoke to us in Ho´reb, saying, ˜YOU have dwelt long enough in this mountainous region."" - New World Translation of the Holy Scriptures


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