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Definitions of long:

part of speech: adverb

To a great length or period; at a time for distant; for a length of time.

part of speech: adjective

( comp. LONGER; superl. LONGEST) Extended: not short: extended in time: slow in coming: tedious: farreaching.

part of speech: verb intransitive

To desire earnestly: to have an eager appetite.

part of speech: verb intransitive

To desire something eagerly; with for or after.

part of speech: adjective

Not short; drawn out in length or time; continued, as in time or sound; extending far in space or prospect.

part of speech: adjective

Not short; covering a great distance from end to end; extended in time; having a definite measure in space or time; as, a yard long; drawn out or continued to a great extent; slow; tedious.

part of speech: adverb

To a great length or extent; not for a short time; throughout, as all his life long.

part of speech: adverb

LONGINGLY.

part of speech: verb

To desire or wish for earnestly; to wish for eagerly.

part of speech: adverb

To a great extent in space or time: through the whole: all along.

Usage examples for long:

  • And did I stay too long "The Letters of Robert Browning and Elizabeth Barrett Barrett, Vol. 1 (of 2) 1845-1846", Robert Browning and Elizabeth Barrett Barrett
  • Then you will, and before long "Ashton-Kirk, Investigator", John T. McIntyre
  • How long would it take me to get there? "The Peace of Roaring River", George van Schaick
  • Oh, it won't take long "The Bent Twig", Dorothy Canfield
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