Synonyms of long in English

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adjective

1‘a tall girl with long brown hair’

SYNONYMS
lengthy, of considerable length, extended, prolonged, extensive, stretched out, spread out
long-lasting, lasting
ANTONYMS

short

2‘the white rhinoceros can reach 17 feet long’

SYNONYMS
in length, lengthways, lengthwise

3‘the couple fought a long battle to get welfare benefits’

SYNONYMS
prolonged, protracted, lengthy, overlong, extended, long-drawn-out, drawn-out, spun-out, dragged-out, seemingly endless, lingering, interminable
tedious, boring, wearisome
ANTONYMS

short, brief


Synonyms of long in English

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long2


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verb

1‘all through the exams I longed for the holidays’

SYNONYMS
yearn, pine, ache, wish, burn, hanker after, hanker for, hunger, thirst, itch, pant, hope, be eager, be desperate, be consumed with desire, be unable to wait, would give one's eye teeth
crave, need, lust after, dream of, set one's heart on, be bent on, eat one's heart out over, covet
want, desire, set one's sights on
informal have a yen, be dying, yen