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long

long as in desire strongly or persistently

    Synonyms

    • hankerdesire strongly or persistently
    • yearndesire strongly or persistently ; have a desire for something or someone who is not present; have affection for
    long as in for an extended time or at a distant time
    • "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"
    long as in for an extended distance
      long as in primarily temporal sense
      • "being or indicating a relatively great or greater than average duration or passage of time or a duration as specified"
      • "a long life"
      • "a long boring speech"
      • "a long time"
      • "a long friendship"
      • "a long game"
      • "long ago"
      • "an hour long"
      long as in primarily spatial sense
      • "of relatively great or greater than average spatial extension or extension as specified"
      • "a long road"
      • "a long distance"
      • "contained many long words"
      • "ten miles long"
      long as in of relatively great height
      • "a race of long gaunt men- Sherwood Anderson"
      • "looked out the long French windows"
      long as in good at remembering
      • "a retentive mind"
      • "tenacious memory"

      Synonyms

      • retentivegood at remembering; having the capacity to retain something ; having the power, capacity, or quality of retaining water
      • recollectivegood at remembering
      • tenaciousgood at remembering; stubbornly unyielding; sticking together
      long as in holding securities or commodities in expectation of a rise in prices
      • "is long on coffee"
      • "a long position in gold"
      long as in (of speech sounds or syllables) of relatively long duration
      • "the English vowel sounds in `bate', `beat', `bite', `boat', `boot' are long"
      long as in involving substantial risk
      • "long odds"
      long as in planning prudently for the future
      • "large goals that required farsighted policies"
      • "took a long view of the geopolitical issues"

      Synonyms

      • farseeingcapable of seeing to a great distance ; planning prudently for the future
      • farsightedable to see distant objects clearly ; planning prudently for the future
      • foresightedplanning prudently for the future
      • foresightfulplanning prudently for the future
      • prospicientplanning prudently for the future
      • longsightedcapable of seeing to a great distance ; planning prudently for the future
      long as in having or being more than normal or necessary
      • "long on brains"
      • "in long supply"