Know Your Next Word : long

8. long :

adjective, noun & verb :

1. having considerable linear extent in space

2. having considerable duration in time

3. extending, lasting, or totaling a number of specified units

4. something that is long

5. a size of garment for men who are taller than average

6. to have an earnest or strong desire or craving

  • a long distance

  • a long conversation

  • eight miles long

  • a long list

  • They haven't been gone for long.

  • The signal was two longs and a short.

  • to long for spring; to long to return home.

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