What are some alternative words for long?

Synonyms for longlɔŋ, lɒŋ; ˈlɔŋ gər, ˈlɒŋ-; ˈlɔŋ gɪst, ˈlɒŋ-

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. long(adj)

    primarily temporal sense; being or indicating a relatively great or greater than average duration or passage of time or a duration as specified

    Synonyms:
    prospicient, farsighted, recollective, tenacious, foresighted, retentive, farseeing, foresightful, longsighted

    Antonyms:
    clipped, short, short-range, short-run, abbreviated, sound, truncate, short-term, brief, short and sweet(p), fugitive, stubby, shortened, momentary, scarce, telescoped, close, snub, momentaneous, sawn-off, fleeting, short-snouted, sawed-off, improvident, little, truncated, shortish, short-dated, curtal

  2. long(adj)

    primarily spatial sense; of relatively great or greater than average spatial extension or extension as specified

    Synonyms:
    prospicient, farsighted, recollective, tenacious, foresighted, retentive, farseeing, foresightful, longsighted

    Antonyms:
    abbreviated, short-range, truncated, short, brief, snub, close, momentaneous, sawn-off, stubby, short-snouted, sound, telescoped, short-run, fleeting, improvident, shortened, shortish, momentary, little, short-dated, scarce, sawed-off, truncate, clipped, short and sweet(p), short-term, curtal, fugitive

  3. long(adj)

    of relatively great height

    Synonyms:
    prospicient, farsighted, recollective, tenacious, foresighted, retentive, farseeing, foresightful, longsighted

    Antonyms:
    short-snouted, momentaneous, short, fleeting, brief, short-run, short and sweet(p), short-range, snub, scarce, abbreviated, shortened, telescoped, short-term, sawed-off, momentary, curtal, little, truncate, improvident, shortish, short-dated, sawn-off, close, clipped, fugitive, truncated, sound, stubby

  4. retentive, recollective, long, tenacious(adj)

    good at remembering

    Synonyms:
    prospicient, farsighted, recollective, persistent, tenacious, dour, long, foresightful, retentive, farseeing, coherent, foresighted, longsighted, dogged, unyielding, pertinacious

    Antonyms:
    fugitive, improvident, shortened, brief, short, curtal, short and sweet(p), truncated, fleeting, short-term, close, sawed-off, stubby, momentaneous, short-dated, little, snub, clipped, truncate, abbreviated, short-snouted, short-run, sound, short-range, telescoped, momentary, scarce, shortish, sawn-off

  5. long(adj)

    holding securities or commodities in expectation of a rise in prices

    Synonyms:
    prospicient, farsighted, recollective, tenacious, foresighted, retentive, farseeing, foresightful, longsighted

    Antonyms:
    stubby, sawed-off, little, short, shortened, truncate, shortish, short-range, clipped, sawn-off, snub, fleeting, short-run, short and sweet(p), abbreviated, curtal, short-dated, brief, fugitive, close, sound, truncated, momentary, telescoped, improvident, momentaneous, scarce, short-snouted, short-term

  6. long(adj)

    (of speech sounds or syllables) of relatively long duration

    Synonyms:
    prospicient, farsighted, recollective, tenacious, foresighted, retentive, farseeing, foresightful, longsighted

    Antonyms:
    short and sweet(p), shortened, short, truncated, sound, short-range, sawed-off, short-snouted, shortish, improvident, little, curtal, momentary, short-run, brief, fugitive, fleeting, scarce, sawn-off, close, abbreviated, clipped, short-term, truncate, short-dated, telescoped, stubby, snub, momentaneous

  7. long(adj)

    involving substantial risk

    Synonyms:
    prospicient, farsighted, recollective, tenacious, foresighted, retentive, farseeing, foresightful, longsighted

    Antonyms:
    brief, short, momentaneous, short-run, scarce, short and sweet(p), short-term, close, telescoped, curtal, fleeting, fugitive, shortened, sawn-off, sawed-off, truncated, short-range, short-dated, abbreviated, snub, shortish, short-snouted, clipped, momentary, sound, stubby, truncate, little, improvident

  8. farseeing, farsighted, foresighted, foresightful, prospicient, long, longsighted(adj)

    planning prudently for the future

    Synonyms:
    prospicient, farsighted, retentive, recollective, tenacious, long, foresighted, presbyopic, farseeing, foresightful, longsighted, eagle-eyed, keen-sighted

    Antonyms:
    short-run, snub, clipped, truncate, brief, short, curtal, fleeting, sound, sawed-off, short-range, scarce, shortened, momentary, abbreviated, shortish, short-dated, truncated, short and sweet(p), improvident, close, stubby, fugitive, momentaneous, short-snouted, telescoped, short-term, sawn-off, little

  9. long(verb)

    having or being more than normal or necessary:"long on brains"

    Synonyms:
    prospicient, farsighted, recollective, tenacious, foresighted, retentive, farseeing, foresightful, longsighted

    Antonyms:
    fleeting, short-term, shortened, curtal, short, sawed-off, sawn-off, shortish, close, abbreviated, stubby, short-range, snub, truncated, momentary, scarce, brief, clipped, short-dated, little, telescoped, momentaneous, short-snouted, short and sweet(p), improvident, short-run, fugitive, sound, truncate

  10. hanker, long, yearn(adverb)

    desire strongly or persistently

    Synonyms:
    yearn, yen, pine, ache, hanker, languish, long

    Antonyms:
    close, little, brief, shortened, short-dated, short-run, stubby, short-term, short-range, curtal, truncate, short, truncated, sawn-off, scarce, sound, momentary, abbreviated, sawed-off, fleeting, short and sweet(p), momentaneous, improvident, short-snouted, shortish, telescoped, snub, clipped, fugitive

  11. long(adverb)

    for an extended time or at a distant time

    Antonyms:
    truncated, short-dated, short, shortish, momentaneous, little, scarce, fugitive, short-run, snub, improvident, stubby, brief, abbreviated, short-term, short-range, clipped, fleeting, sawn-off, shortened, sound, short and sweet(p), sawed-off, short-snouted, curtal, close, truncate, momentary, telescoped

  12. long(adverb)

    for an extended distance

    Antonyms:
    clipped, curtal, abbreviated, short-run, brief, short, momentary, truncated, short-range, shortened, fugitive, telescoped, stubby, sawed-off, improvident, momentaneous, sawn-off, short-dated, scarce, fleeting, short and sweet(p), close, little, snub, truncate, sound, shortish, short-term, short-snouted

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. long

    Large denotes extension in more than one direction, and beyond the average of the class to which the object belongs; we speak of a large surface or a large solid, but of a long line; a large field, a large room, a large apple, etc. A large man is a man of more than ordinary size; a great man is a man of remarkable mental power. Big is a more emphatic word than large, but of less dignity. We do not say that George Washington was a big man.

    Synonyms:
    abundant, ample, big, broad, bulky, capacious, coarse, colossal, commodious, considerable, enormous, extensive, gigantic, grand, great, huge, immense, large, massive, spacious, vast, wide

    Antonyms:
    brief, diminutive, inconsiderable, infinitesimal, insignificant, limited, little, mean, microscopic, minute, narrow, paltry, petty, scanty, short, slender, slight, small, tiny, trifling, trivial

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. long(a.)

    Synonyms:
    extended, lengthy, not short

  2. long(a.)

    Synonyms:
    protracted, prolonged, long-winded, spun out

  3. long(a.)

    Synonyms:
    slow, dilatory, slack, lingering, tardy, not quick

  4. long(ad.)

    Synonyms:
    to a great extent

  5. long(ad.)

    Synonyms:
    a long time, for a long time

  6. long(ad.)

    Synonyms:
    throughout, all along


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