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Adverb: longer long-gu(r) [N. Amer], lóng-(g)u(r) [Brit]
- For more time
"can I stay bit longer?"
- A person with a strong desire for something
"a longer for money";
- thirster, yearner
- 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"
- 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"
- Of relatively great height
"a race of long gaunt men"; "looked out the long French windows"
- Good at remembering
"a long mind";
- retentive, recollective, tenacious
- (finance) holding securities or commodities in expectation of a rise in prices
"is long on coffee"; "a long position in gold"
- (of speech sounds or syllables) of relatively long duration
"the English vowel sounds in 'bate', 'beat', 'bite', 'boat', 'boot' are long"
- Involving substantial risk
- Planning prudently for the future
"took a long view of the geopolitical issues"; "large goals that required long-sighted policies";
- farseeing, farsighted, foresighted, foresightful, prospicient, long-sighted [Brit]
- Having or being more than normal or necessary
"long on brains"; "in long supply"
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