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long1

long1

 
pronunciation:
lawng [or] lang
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
phrases:
as long as
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part of speech: adjective
inflections: longer, longest
definition 1: covering a great distance or time.
There was a long line at the post office.The runners were very tired after the long race.
antonyms:
brief, short
similar words:
slow
definition 2: of a particular length in time or size.
The movie was two hours long.
similar words:
broad, wide
 
part of speech: noun
definition: a great period of time.
I've got the motor running, so I can't stay here for long.
phrase: as long as
Word Builder: long +
  • long-distance:
    telephone service to a place that is far away.
  • long-range:
    having to do with a time in the future or a place in the distance.
  • long-sleeved:
    having long sleeves.
  • long-term:
    lasting for a long time.
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