Synonyms & Antonyms : Prolong


( Verb )

Only after prolonged questioning, the culprits admitted their role in this crime.










Contextual Examples:

The days are starting to lengthen again.

In spite of difficulties, he is determined to continue his studies.

He got a positive reply for recovery of money after protracted correspondence spread over two years.

The garden was extended to include a little stream that ran beside it.

Mary’s new gloves had to be stretched before she could put them on.

Their courage was sustained by the cheerfulness of the younger members of the party.

The car driver had to accelerate before coming up the hill.

Adoption of modern technology will quicken the space of our progress.











Contextual Examples:

This utensil can contain about one liter of milk.

You will have to lessen the quantity to make use to this can.

Your uniform is too loose. Why not shorten it yourself?

We will have to diminish the use of sugar if you want to avail only the rationed amount.

This book is good but too long. Why don’t you abridge it and reduce the price.

The value of the rupee has decreased in the domestic marked by 44% in one year.

The metals contract in winter and expand in the summer.

Your ideas need to be abbreviated to make them pleasant reading.

The Synonyms and Antonyms form an integral part of the English Language. Acquaintance with the vocabulary of the English language is a necessity for effective expression either in written or in an oral from. Synonyms are nothing but the similar meanings of a particular word or its semantic relation. A Synonym is a word or a phrase that means the same as another word or a phrase in the same language. Antonyms are the negative connotation of a particular word. An Antonym is a word or phrase that is opposite in meaning to a particular word or a phrase in the same language.

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