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Synonyms for long

Synonyms for (verb) long

Synonyms: long, hanker, yearn Definition: desire strongly or persistently

Similar words: desire, want Definition: feel or have a desire for; want strongly Usage: I want to go home now; I want my own room

Synonyms for (adjective) long

Synonyms: long Definition: having or being more than normal or necessary:"long on brains" Usage: in long supply

Similar words: abundant Definition: present in great quantity Usage: an abundant supply of water

Synonyms: long Definition: primarily spatial sense; of relatively great or greater than average spatial extension or extension as specified Usage: a long road; a long distance; contained many long words; ten miles long

Similar words: elongate, elongated Definition: having notably more length than width; being long and slender Usage: an elongate tail tapering to a point; the old man's gaunt and elongated frame

Similar words: elongated, extended, lengthened, prolonged Definition: drawn out or made longer spatially Usage: Picasso's elongated Don Quixote; lengthened skirts are fashionable this year; the extended airport runways can accommodate larger planes; a prolonged black line across the page

Similar words: extendable, extendible Definition: capable of being lengthened

Similar words: far Definition: being of a considerable distance or length Usage: a far trek

Similar words: lank Definition: long and thin and often limp Usage: grown lank with fasting; lank mousy hair

Similar words: long-handled, pole-handled Definition: having a long handle

Similar words: long-range Definition: suitable for or reaching long distances Usage: long-range nuclear capability

Similar words: long-snouted Definition: having a snout that is longer than average

Similar words: long-staple Definition: having relatively long fibers Usage: long-staple cotton

Similar words: long-wool, long-wooled Definition: (of sheep) having relatively long wool

Similar words: oblong Definition: deviating from a square or circle or sphere by being elongated in one direction

Similar words: polysyllabic, sesquipedalian Definition: (of words) long and ponderous; having many syllables Usage: sesquipedalian technical terms

Similar words: stretch Definition: having an elongated seating area Usage: a stretch limousine

Synonyms: long Definition: primarily temporal sense; being or indicating a relatively great or greater than average duration or passage of time or a duration as specified Usage: a long life; a long boring speech; a long time; a long friendship; a long game; long ago; an hour long

Similar words: agelong Definition: lasting through all time Usage: agelong struggle for freedom

Similar words: bimestrial Definition: two months long; lasting two months

Similar words: continuing, chronic Definition: of long duration Usage: chronic money problems

Similar words: daylong Definition: lasting through an entire day

Similar words: drawn-out, extended, lengthy, protracted, prolonged Definition: relatively long in duration; tediously protracted Usage: a drawn-out argument; an extended discussion; a lengthy visit from her mother-in-law; a prolonged and bitter struggle; protracted negotiations

Similar words: durable, lasting, long-lasting, long-lived Definition: existing for a long time Usage: hopes for a durable peace; a long-lasting friendship

Similar words: eight-day Definition: lasting for eight days

Similar words: interminable, eternal, endless Definition: tiresomely long; seemingly without end Usage: endless debates; an endless conversation; the wait seemed eternal; eternal quarreling; an interminable sermon

Similar words: hourlong Definition: lasting for an hour Usage: an hourlong examination

Similar words: womb-to-tomb, lifelong Definition: continuing through life Usage: a lifelong friend; from lifelong habit; his lifelong study of Greek art

Similar words: long-acting Definition: active over a long period of time

Similar words: long-dated Definition: of a gilt-edged security; having more than 15 years to run before redemption

Similar words: longish Definition: somewhat long

Similar words: long-life Definition: (of perishable goods) treated to stay fresh longer than usual Usage: long-life milk

Similar words: longitudinal Definition: over an extended time Usage: a longitudinal study of twins

Similar words: long-range Definition: involving an extended span of time Usage: long-range goals

Similar words: long-run, long-term, semipermanent Definition: relating to or extending over a relatively long time Usage: the long-run significance of the elections; the long-term reconstruction of countries damaged by the war; a long-term investment

Similar words: longstanding Definition: having existed for a long time Usage: a longstanding friendship; the longstanding conflict

Similar words: monthlong Definition: last through a month Usage: a monthlong stay in the hospital

Similar words: nightlong, overnight, all-night Definition: lasting, open, or operating through the whole night Usage: a nightlong vigil; an all-night drugstore; an overnight trip

Similar words: perennial Definition: lasting an indefinitely long time; suggesting self-renewal Usage: perennial happiness

Similar words: time-consuming Definition: of a task that takes time and patience

Similar words: seven-day, weeklong Definition: lasting through a week Usage: her weeklong vacation

Similar words: yearlong Definition: lasting through a year Usage: attending yearlong courses

Synonyms: prospicient, long, longsighted, farseeing, farsighted, foresighted, foresightful Definition: planning prudently for the future Usage: large goals that required farsighted policies; took a long view of the geopolitical issues

Similar words: provident Definition: providing carefully for the future Usage: wild squirrels are provident; a provident father plans for his children's education

Synonyms: long Definition: involving substantial risk Usage: long odds

Similar words: unsound Definition: not sound financially Usage: unsound banking practices

Synonyms: long Definition: of relatively great height Usage: a race of long gaunt men- Sherwood Anderson; looked out the long French windows

Similar words: tall Definition: great in vertical dimension; high in stature Usage: tall people; tall buildings; tall trees; tall ships