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long

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of long

  1. 1 of great extent from end to end <giraffes have long necks to help them reach leaves on tall trees> Synonyms elongate (or elongated), extended, king-size (or king-sized), lengthy Related Words extensive, far-reaching, longish, outstretched; oblong, rectangular; big, biggish, considerable, hefty, hulking, jumbo, large, largish, overscale (or overscaled), oversize (or oversized), sizable (or sizeable), substantial, super Near Antonyms abbreviated, abridged, curtailed, diminished, shortened; bitty, diminutive, little, miniature, minute, puny, small, smallish, teeny, tiny, undersized (also undersize), wee Antonyms brief, curt, short, shortish

  2. 2 lasting for a considerable time <if it's boring, even a movie with a running time of 90 minutes can seem long> Synonyms extended, far, great, lengthy, long-drawn-out (or long-drawn), long-lived, long-term Related Words aeonian (or aeonic), endless, everlasting, interminable, persistent; longish, overlong, prolonged, protracted; permanent; all-day, all-night; multiday, multiyear Near Antonyms abrupt, sudden; abbreviated, condensed, curtailed, shortened; ephemeral, fleeting, momentary, transient, transitory; impermanent; short-range Antonyms brief, little, mini, short, shortish, short-lived, short-term




long

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of long

  1. a long or seemingly long period of time <they should be here before long> Synonyms aeon (or eon), blue moon, coon's age, cycle, donkey's years [chiefly British], eternity, forever, age, months, moonRelated Words infinity; lifetimeNear Antonyms flash, instant, jiffy, minute, moment, second, shake, split second, trice, twinkle, twinkling, wink; microsecond, nanosecond




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