Pronunciation of Long
/lˈɒŋ/, /lˈɒŋ/, /l_ˈɒ_ŋ/

Antonyms for long:

fleeting, sound, short, abbreviated, improvident, scarce, little.

Synonyms for long:

Sense 1

backspin, spidery, stubby, floor-length, blue moon, long-standing, Prolongate, lingering, look for, foreshortened, Overlong, idolize, Sesquipedal, protraction, do with, stringy, go up, unremitting, never-ending, thirst for, long time, smother, month, long-running, future-proof, truncated, live for, wish for, long-drawn-out, adore, stumpy, atavistic, elongation, idolise, underhand, partway, medium term, pine for, fall for, stick out for, will, attenuated, aspire, unrelieved, thrice, continued, sustained, prolongation, care for, topspin.

Sense 2

forever, prolong, deep, asynchronous, full-length, dragging, persevering, constant, eon, rebound, eternally, ageless, epic, irregularity, go down, unplayable, much, hour, abbreviate, light year, protract, stretch, steady, spin, shorten, frequency, curtail, temporal, underarm, abridge, removed.

Sense 3

extend, within, condense, basis, rate, twice, year, lengthen, slow, bouncy.

Sense 4

extension, love, age, pant, irregular.

Sense 5

playable, well, reduce, burn.

Sense 6

away, eternity, apart, From, double.

Sense 7


Sense 8

produce, off, time.

Sense 13


Sense 14


Sense 15


Sense 22



hanker, want.





deep (adjective)


durable (adjective)

interminable, prolonged, lifelong, livelong, perennial, lengthy, everlasting, lifetime, durable, eternal, lasting, perpetual, incessant, long-life, enduring.

extended (adjective)


extended in space or time (adjective)

great, enduring, lengthy, extensive, deep, lingering, sustained, elongate, high, lengthened, longish, protracted, lasting, tall, continued, stretch, stretched, prolonged, elongated, stringy.

infinite (adjective)


interminable, excessive in length (adjective)

drawn-out, Overlong, dragging, long-drawn-out, slow.

long (adjective)

lengthwise, extensive, elongated, endwise, reaching, stretched, linear.

size (adjective)

great, corpulent, amplitudinous, large, portly, bulky, extensive, measurable, magnificent, wide, sizable, voluminous, broad, high, big, expansive, dimensional, chunky.

Sense 2 (noun)

full-length, abbreviated, go down, lingering, floor-length, sustained, go up, attenuated, foreshortened.

Sense 3 (noun)

aspire, look for.

Sense 4 (noun)

fall for, idolise, adore, love, smother, care for.

Sense 5 (noun)

epic, aeon, months.

Sense 6 (noun)


Sense 7 (noun)

dragging, Overlong, constant, long-drawn-out, never-ending.

Sense 8 (noun)

eon, eternity, age, time, year, blue moon.

Sense 11 (noun)

irregular, rate, basis, frequency, length, much, irregularity.

Sense 12 (noun)

dead, backspin, good, rebound, underarm, spin, playable, bouncy, topspin.

Sense 15 (noun)


long (noun)

lengthened, long-lived, long-life, endless, lengthy, longitudinal, stressed, sesquipedalian, lank, interminable, ache, long-snouted, long-acting, hourlong, drawn-out, polysyllabic, eternal, foresightful, long-lasting, long-range, longstanding, agelong, weeklong, extendible, extendable, long-wool, longsighted, long-wooled, long-distance, elongated, yearn, unsound, long-staple, elongate, abundant, long-dated, yen, long-handled, bimestrial, daylong, languish, protracted, retentive, semipermanent, oblong, tall, nightlong, prolonged, durable, yearlong, longest, womb-to-tomb, stretch, longish, longer, in length, tenacious, foresighted, perennial, farseeing, lifelong, overnight, long-term, monthlong, far, farsighted, extended, provident, pine, hanker, lasting.

roundabout (noun)


desire (verb)

hunger, fancy, yearn, lust, thirst, desire, hope, pine, need, wish, want, welcome, crave, itch, covet, hanker, grasp, expect.

desire, crave (verb)

ache, wish, sigh, yearn, thirst, hanker, covet, aspire, hunger, itch, lust, want, pine.

extended (verb)


lament (verb)

groan, wail, agonize, clamor, mourn, sigh, decry, weep, whine, ululate, lament, snuffle, moan, cry, bewail, sniffle, whimper, grieve, bemoan.

Usage examples for long:

  • No, not for long! - "Thelma", Marie Corelli.
  • But it isn't, as long as you know what I mean. - "Master of the Vineyard", Myrtle Reed.
  • How long was this to go on? - "The Red Rat's Daughter", Guy Boothby.

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