Found 4 items, similar to long.
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adj 1: 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”
long boring speech”
; “a long time”
; “a long
; “a long game”
; “long ago”
; “an hour long”
2: primarily spatial sense; of relatively great or greater than
average spatial extension or extension as specified; “a
; “a long distance”
; “contained many long
; “ten miles long”
3: of relatively great height; “a race of long gaunt men”
Sherwood Anderson; “looked out the long French windows”
4: holding securities or commodities in expectation of a rise
in prices; “is long on coffee”
; “a long position in gold”
5: of speech sounds (especially vowels) of relatively long
duration (as e.g. the English vowel sounds in `bate',
`beat', `bite', `boat', `boot') [ant: short
6: used of syllables that are unaccented or of relatively long
7: involving substantial risk; “long odds”
8: (of memory) having greater than average range; “a long
memory especially for insults”
; “a tenacious memory”
9: planning prudently for the future; “large goals that
required farsighted policies”
; “took a long view of the
10: having or being more than normal or necessary:“long on
; “in long supply”
adv 1: for an extended time or at a distant time; “a promotion long
; “something long hoped for”
; “his name has
long been forgotten”
; “talked all night long”
long will you be gone?”
; “arrived long before he was
; “it is long after your bedtime”
2: for an extended distance
n : a comparatively long time; “this won't take long”
haven't been gone long”
v : desire strongly or persistently [syn: hanker
English → English
, a. [Compar. Longer
; superl. Longest
long, lang; akin to OS, OFries., D., & G. lang, Icel. langr,
Sw. l[*a]ng, Dan. lang, Goth. laggs, L. longus. [root]125.
a fish, Linger
1. 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.
2. 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
3. Slow in passing; causing weariness by length or duration;
lingering; as, long hours of watching.
4. Occurring or coming after an extended interval; distant in
time; far away.
The we may us reserve both fresh and strong
Against the tournament, which is not long.
5. Having a length of the 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.
6. Far-reaching; extensive. “ Long views.”
7. (Phonetics) Prolonged, or relatively more prolonged, in
utterance; -- said of vowels and syllables. See Short
a., 13, and Guide to Pronunciation, [sect][sect] 22, 30.
8. (Finance & Com.) Having a supply of stocks or goods;
prepared for, or depending for a profit upon, advance in
prices; as, long of cotton. Hence, the phrases: to be, or
go, long of the market, to be on the long side of the
market, to hold products or securities for a rise in
price, esp. when bought on a margin. Contrasted to
[Webster 1913 Suppl.]
Note: Long is used as a prefix in a large number of compound
adjectives which are mostly of obvious meaning; as,
long-armed, long-beaked, long-haired, long-horned,
long-necked, long-sleeved, long-tailed, long- worded,
In the long run
, in the whole course of things taken
together; in the ultimate result; eventually.
(Zo["o]l.), the common clam (Mya arenaria
the Northern United States and Canada; -- called also
and long-neck clam
. See Mya
, a kind of cotton cloth of superior quality.
, clothes worn by a young infant, extending
below the feet.
. (Math.) See Division
, one more than a dozen; thirteen.
, the grave.
, Long meter
. See under Measure
(Eng. Hist.), the Parliament which
assembled Nov. 3, 1640, and was dissolved by Cromwell,
April 20, 1653.
, the full retail price.
(Bot.), a plant with purple flowers, supposed
to be the Orchis mascula
. --Dr. Prior.
(a) (Whist), a suit of which one holds originally more
than three cards. --R. A. Proctor.
(b) One's most important resource or source of strength;
as, as an entertainer, her voice was her long suit.
(a) A pivot gun of great length and range, on the dock of
(b) A long trough for washing auriferous earth. [Western
(c) (Zo["o]l.) The long-tailed titmouse.
(Coal Mining), a working in which the whole seam
is removed and the roof allowed to fall in, as the work
progresses, except where passages are needed.
, a long time. [Obs.] --Fairfax.
To be long of the market
, or To go long of the market
To be on the long side of the market
, etc. (Stock
Exchange), to hold stock for a rise in price, or to have a
contract under which one can demand stock on or before a
certain day at a stipulated price; -- opposed to short
in such phrases as, to be short of stock, to sell short,
etc. [Cant] See Short
To have a long head
, to have a farseeing or sagacious mind.
1. (Mus.) A note formerly used in music, one half the length
of a large, twice that of a breve.
2. (Phonetics) A long sound, syllable, or vowel.
3. The longest dimension; the greatest extent; -- in the
phrase, the long and the short of it, that is, the sum and
substance of it. --Addison.
, adv. [AS. lance.]
1. To a great extent in space; as, a long drawn out line.
2. To a great extent in time; during a long time.
They that tarry long at the wine. --Prov. xxiii.
When the trumpet soundeth long. --Ex. xix. 13.
3. 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.
4. Through the whole extent or duration.
The bird of dawning singeth all night long. --Shak.
5. Through an extent of time, more or less; -- only in
question; as, how long will you be gone?
, prep. [Abbreviated fr. along. See 3d Along
By means of; by the fault of; because of. [Obs.] See Along of
, under 3d Along
, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Longed
; p. pr. & vb. n.
.] [AS. langian to increase, to lengthen, to stretch
out the mind after, to long, to crave, to belong to, fr. lang
long. See Long
1. To feel a strong or morbid desire or craving; to wish for
something with eagerness; -- followed by an infinitive, or
by for or after.
I long to see you. --Rom. i. 11.
I have longed after thy precepts. --Ps. cxix.
I have longed for thy salvation. --Ps. cxix.
Nicomedes, longing for herrings, was supplied with
fresh ones . . . at a great distance from the sea.
2. To belong; -- used with to, unto, or for. [Obs.]
The labor which that longeth unto me. --Chaucer.