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Definitions of Long

The word "long" uses 4 letters: glno.

superl. - Drawn out in a line, or in the direction of length; protracted; extended; as, a long line; -- opposed to short, and distinguished from broad or wide. 2

superl. - Drawn out or extended in time; continued through a considerable tine, or to a great length; as, a long series of events; a long debate; a long drama; a long history; a long book. 2

superl. - Slow in passing; causing weariness by length or duration; lingering; as, long hours of watching. 2

superl. - Occurring or coming after an extended interval; distant in time; far away. 2

superl. - Extended to any specified measure; of a specified length; as, a span long; a yard long; a mile long, that is, extended to the measure of a mile, etc. 2

superl. - Far-reaching; extensive. 2

superl. - Prolonged, or relatively more prolonged, in utterance; -- said of vowels and syllables. See Short, a., 13, and Guide to Pronunciation, // 22, 30. 2

n. - A note formerly used in music, one half the length of a large, twice that of a breve. 2

n. - A long sound, syllable, or vowel. 2

n. - The longest dimension; the greatest extent; -- in the phrase, the long and the short of it, that is, the sum and substance of it. 2

adv. - To a great extent in apace; as, a long drawn out line. 2

adv. - To a great extent in time; during a long time. 2

adv. - At a point of duration far distant, either prior or posterior; as, not long before; not long after; long before the foundation of Rome; long after the Conquest. 2

adv. - Through the whole extent or duration. 2

adv. - Through an extent of time, more or less; -- only in question; as, how long will you be gone? 2

prep. - By means of; by the fault of; because of. 2

a. - To feel a strong or morbid desire or craving; to wish for something with eagerness; -- followed by an infinitive, or by after or for. 2

a. - To belong; -- used with to, unto, or for. 2

a. - Having a supply of stocks or goods; prepared for, or depending for a profit upon, advance in prices; as, long of cotton. Hence, the phrases: to be, or go, long of the market, to be on the long side of the market, to hold products or securities for a rise in price, esp. when bought on a margin. 2

Words formed by adding one letter before or after long (in bold), or to glno in any order:

a - along logan f - flong u - gluon k - klong i - lingo e - longe s - longs

Shorter words found within long

go lo log no nog on



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