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long1

long1

 
pronunciation:
lawng [or] lang
parts of speech:
adjective, noun, adverb
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part of speech: adjective
inflections: longer, longest
definition 1: having greater than usual length in distance or time.
There is a long driveway leading to our house.The runners were very tired after the long race.
antonyms:
brief, little, short
similar words:
extensive, slow
definition 2: of a particular length in time or size.
The test was two hours long.Our porch is thirty feet 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.
 
part of speech: adverb
inflections: longer, longest
definition 1: for or during a long period of time.
Moving to the beach was a change that he had long wanted.
similar words:
at length
definition 2: at a time far in the past.
It happened long ago.
similar words:
far
definition 3: throughout a particular period.
She sang all night long.
similar words:
through
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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