Synonyms of long in English:

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long 1

adjective

  • 1 a long silence
    lengthy, extended, prolonged, extensive, protracted, long-lasting, long-drawn-out, drawn-out, spun out, dragged out, seemingly endless, lingering, interminable
    [Antonyms] short, brief
  • Phrases

    before long

    1
    we'll be in Kentucky before long
    soon, shortly, presently, in the near future, in a little while, by and by, in a minute, in a moment, in a second
    informalanon, in a jiffy
    dateddirectly
    literaryere long

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    long 2

    verb

  • 1 I longed for a vacation
    yearn for, pine for, ache for, hanker for/after, hunger for, thirst for, itch for, be eager for, be desperate for;
    informalhave a yen for, be dying for
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