• (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.
  • (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.
  • (superl.) Slow in passing; causing weariness by length or duration; lingering; as, long hours of watching.
  • (superl.) Occurring or coming after an extended interval; distant in time; far away.
  • (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.
  • (superl.) Far-reaching; extensive.
  • (superl.) Prolonged, or relatively more prolonged, in utterance; -- said of vowels and syllables. See Short, a., 13, and Guide to Pronunciation, // 22, 30.
  • (n.) A note formerly used in music, one half the length of a large, twice that of a breve.
  • (n.) A long sound, syllable, or vowel.
  • (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.
  • (adv.) To a great extent in apace; as, a long drawn out line.
  • (adv.) To a great extent in time; during a long time.
  • (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.
  • (adv.) Through the whole extent or duration.
  • (adv.) Through an extent of time, more or less; -- only in question; as, how long will you be gone?
  • (prep.) By means of; by the fault of; because of.
  • (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.
  • (a.) To belong; -- used with to, unto, or for.

Compare long with other words:

carve vs. long

crowd vs. long

elongated vs. long

long vs. tough

long vs. though

long vs. narrow

clong vs. long

elong vs. long

flong vs. long

long vs. longe

ling vs. long

long vs. wong

long vs. rong

hong vs. long

long vs. mong

long vs. longa

gong vs. long

long vs. tong

lone vs. long

long vs. pong

long vs. lung

log vs. long

long vs. song

extend vs. long

huge vs. long

last vs. long

curt vs. long

long vs. much

long vs. vast

long vs. prolong

distant vs. long

big vs. long

long vs. longilateral

lengthful vs. long

long vs. longipennate

long vs. storky

long vs. quilled

broadwing vs. long

long vs. maunch

long vs. stound

long vs. mesocephalic

long vs. vie

content vs. long

long vs. thick

long vs. toll

long vs. trunk

endless vs. long

long vs. rubbish

long vs. seek

always vs. long

long vs. the

long vs. modify

long vs. wish

long vs. spinny

long vs. periphrasis

long vs. spindling

dolichocephalic vs. long

long vs. overstride

bacchius vs. long

blackguard vs. long

long vs. obscure

long vs. still

length vs. long

long vs. macropterous

long vs. macropodous

long vs. macropodal

long vs. macrophyllous

long vs. macropetalous

long vs. macrology

long vs. macrognathic

long vs. macrodactylous

long vs. macrodactyl

long vs. macrocystis

long vs. spondee

elongate vs. long

long vs. overlong

groove vs. long

long vs. transporter

long vs. ululation

long vs. longish

long vs. virgate

long vs. robe

lang vs. long

long vs. trough

long vs. perpetual

long vs. longer

hunger vs. long

embankment vs. long

long vs. sickle

inveterate vs. long

covet vs. long

char vs. long

hone vs. long

crave vs. long

long vs. toledo

backsword vs. long

glaive vs. long

long vs. stripe

long vs. pine

long vs. stake

long vs. pant

long vs. sheath

earn vs. long

dachshund vs. long

along vs. long

long vs. sesquipedalian

long vs. vehicle

long vs. needle

long vs. splinter

long vs. side

long vs. staff

avid vs. long

forever vs. long

belong vs. long

long vs. pertain

appropriate vs. long

because vs. long

long vs. yearn

long vs. longing

ache vs. long

desire vs. long

await vs. long

aspire vs. long

breve vs. long

long vs. note

large vs. long

bit vs. long

integer vs. long

broad vs. long

long vs. vowel

long vs. wide

long vs. second

long vs. moment

long vs. minute

long vs. time

instant vs. long

far vs. long

long vs. space

long vs. way

great vs. long

long vs. longhand

brief vs. long

long vs. shallow

long vs. low

long vs. prolonged

lengthy vs. long

extended vs. long

deep vs. long

high vs. long

long vs. vertical

land vs. long

boundary vs. long

long vs. position

fielding vs. long

long vs. tall

long vs. tiring

long vs. tedious

boring vs. long

duration vs. long

horizontal vs. long

distance vs. long

long vs. swallow

long vs. stride

long vs. short

long vs. sesquipedalianism