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Long 1Definition: 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 2Definition: 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 3Definition: Slow in passing; causing weariness by length or duration; lingering; as, long hours of watching.
Long 4Definition: Occurring or coming after an extended interval; distant in time; far away.
Long 5Definition: 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,
Long 7Definition: Prolonged, or relatively more prolonged, in utterance; said of
syllables. See Short, a., and Guide to Pronunciation,
Long 8Definition: A note formerly used in music, one half the length of a large, twice that of a breve.
Long 9Definition: A long sound, syllable, or vowel.
Long 10Definition: 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 11Definition: To a great extent in apace; as, a long drawn out line.
Long 12Definition: To a great extent in time; during a long time.
Long 13Definition: 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 14Definition: Through the whole extent or duration.
Long 15Definition: Through an extent of time, more or less; only in question; as, how long will you be
Long 16Definition: By
means of; by the fault of; because of.
Long 17Definition: 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 18Definition: To belong; used with to, unto, or for.
long 19Definition: a comparatively long time; "this won''t take long"; "they
haven''t been gone long"
long 20Definition: desire strongly or persistently
long 21Definition: having or being more than normal or
brains"; "in long supply"
long 22Definition: primarily spatial sense; of relatively great or greater than average spatial extension or extension as specified; "a long road"; "a long distance"; "contained many long words"; "ten
long 23Definition: primarily temporal sense; being or indicating a relatively great or greater than average duration or passage of time or a duration as specified; "a long life"; "a long boring speech"; "a long time"; "a long friendship"; "a long game"; "long ago"; "an hour
long 24Definition: of speech
vowels) of relatively long duration (as
e.g. the English vowel
sounds in `bate'', `beat'', `bite'', `boat'', `boot'')
long 25Definition: holding securities or commodities in expectation of a rise in
prices; "is long on coffee"; "a long position in gold"
long 26Definition: planning prudently for the future; "large
goals that required farsighted policies"; "took a long view of the geopolitical
long 27Definition: (of memory) having greater than average range; "a long memory especially for
insults"; "a tenacious memory"
long 28Definition: involving substantial risk; "long odds"
long 29Definition: used of
syllables that are unaccented or of relatively long duration
long 30Definition: of relatively great height; "a race of long gaunt men"- Sherwood Anderson; "looked out the long French
long 31Definition: for an extended time or at a distant time; "a promotion long overdue"; "something long hoped for"; "his name has long been forgotten"; "talked all night long"; "how long will you be
gone?"; "arrived long before he was expected"; "it is long after your bed
long 32Definition: for an extended distance