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Entry Word: long
Function: adjective
Text: 1 of great extent from end to end <giraffes have long necks to help them reach leaves on tall trees>
Synonyms elongated, extended, king-size (or king-sized), lengthy
Related Words extensive, far-reaching, longish, outstretched; oblong, rectangular; big, considerable, good-sized, hefty, hulking, jumbo, large, largish, oversize (or oversized), sizable (or sizeable), substantial, super
Near Antonyms abbreviated, abridged, curtailed, diminished, shortened; diminutive, little, minute, puny, small, smallish, tiny, undersized, wee
Antonyms brief, short
2 lasting for a considerable time <summer vacation seemed long, but we had to go back to school soon enough>
Synonyms extended, far, great, lengthy, long-lived, long-range, long-term, marathon
Related Words endless, everlasting, interminable, persistent; longish, overlong, prolonged, protracted; permanent
Near Antonyms abrupt, sudden; abbreviated, condensed, curtailed; ephemeral, fleeting, momentary, transient, transitory; impermanent
Antonyms brief, short, short-lived, short-range, short-term