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Adjective long has 10 senses
- long - 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"
Antonyms: short, abbreviated, truncated, brief, little, clipped, fleeting, fugitive, momentaneous, momentary, short-dated, short-range, short-run, short-term, telescoped, shortened, short and sweet
- 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"
Antonyms: short, abbreviated, brief, close, curtal, sawed-off, sawn-off, shortish, short-range, short-snouted, telescoped, shortened, snub, stubby, truncate, truncated
- long - of relatively great height; "a race of long gaunt men"- Sherwood Anderson; "looked out the long French windows"
Antonym: short (indirect, via tall)
- long - holding securities or commodities in expectation of a rise in prices; "is long on coffee"; "a long position in gold"
- long - of speech sounds (especially vowels) of relatively long duration (as e.g. the English vowel sounds in `bate', `beat', `bite', `boat', `boot')
- long - used of syllables that are unaccented or of relatively long duration
Antonyms: unstressed, unaccented (indirect, via stressed)
- long - involving substantial risk; "long odds"
Antonym: sound (indirect, via unsound)
- long, tenacious - (of memory) having greater than average range; "a long memory especially for insults"; "a tenacious memory"
Antonyms: unretentive, forgetful (indirect, via retentive)
- farseeing, farsighted, foresighted, foresightful, long, longsighted - planning prudently for the future; "large goals that required farsighted policies"; "took a long view of the geopolitical issues"
Antonym: improvident (indirect, via provident)
- long - having or being more than normal or necessary:"long on brains"; "in long supply"
Antonym: scarce (indirect, via abundant)