long

Adjective
  1. Primarily temporal sense;
    Being or indicating a relatively great or greater than average duration or passage of time or a duration as specified (synset 301440837)
    "a long life"; "a long boring speech"; "a long time"; "a long friendship"; "a long game"; "long ago"; "an hour long"
  2. Primarily spatial sense;
    Of relatively great or greater than average spatial extension or extension as specified (synset 301436368)
    "a long road"; "a long distance"; "contained many long words"; "ten miles long"
  3. Of relatively great height (synset 302394693)
    "a race of long gaunt men"; "looked out the long French windows"
  4. Good at remembering (synset 302012852)
    "a retentive mind"; "tenacious memory"
  5. Holding securities or commodities in expectation of a rise in prices (synset 301447325)
    "is long on coffee"; "a long position in gold"
  6. (of speech sounds or syllables) of relatively long duration (synset 301446913)
    "the English vowel sounds in `bate', `beat', `bite', `boat', `boot' are long"
  7. Involving substantial risk (synset 302282618)
    "long odds"
  8. Planning prudently for the future (synset 301901363)
    "large goals that required farsighted policies"; "took a long view of the geopolitical issues"
  9. Having or being more than normal or necessary (synset 300015626)
    "long on brains"; "in long supply"
Adverb
  1. For an extended time or at a distant time (synset 400167240)
    "a promotion long overdue"; "something long hoped for"; "his name has long been forgotten"; "talked all night long"; "how long will you be gone?"; "arrived long before he was expected"; "it is long after your bedtime"
  2. For an extended distance (synset 400167533)
Verb
  1. Desire strongly or persistently (synset 201832347)

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