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To help you avoid using the same word too repetitively, redundantly, recurrently, incessantly, etc., etc.

Why synonyms can be useful

Your writing can sound boring if you continually keep repeating the same words. When you create sentences, you can make them more interesting by using words that mean the same as the word you are speaking about. This allows you to add flavor to your writing.

In order to make language a lot more expressive and interesting you should try to vary the words you use as often as you can.

Synonyms for (verb) LONG

Synonyms: long, hanker, yearn Definition: desire strongly or persistently

Hypernyms: desire, want Definition: feel or have a desire for; want strongly Usage: I want to go home now; I want my own room

Synonyms for (adjective) LONG

Synonyms: long Definition: having or being more than normal or necessary:"long on brains" Usage: in long supply

Hypernyms: abundant Definition: present in great quantity Usage: an abundant supply of water

Synonyms: long Definition: primarily spatial sense; of relatively great or greater than average spatial extension or extension as specified Usage: a long road; a long distance; contained many long words; ten miles long

Hypernyms: elongate, elongated Definition: having notably more length than width; being long and slender Usage: an elongate tail tapering to a point; the old man's gaunt and elongated frame

Hypernyms: elongated, extended, lengthened, prolonged Definition: drawn out or made longer spatially Usage: Picasso's elongated Don Quixote; lengthened skirts are fashionable this year; the extended airport runways can accommodate larger planes; a prolonged black line across the page

Hypernyms: extendable, extendible Definition: capable of being lengthened

Hypernyms: far Definition: being of a considerable distance or length Usage: a far trek

Hypernyms: lank Definition: long and thin and often limp Usage: grown lank with fasting; lank mousy hair

Hypernyms: long-handled, pole-handled Definition: having a long handle

Hypernyms: long-range Definition: suitable for or reaching long distances Usage: long-range nuclear capability

Hypernyms: long-snouted Definition: having a snout that is longer than average

Hypernyms: long-staple Definition: having relatively long fibers Usage: long-staple cotton

Hypernyms: long-wool, long-wooled Definition: (of sheep) having relatively long wool

Hypernyms: oblong Definition: deviating from a square or circle or sphere by being elongated in one direction

Hypernyms: polysyllabic, sesquipedalian Definition: (of words) long and ponderous; having many syllables Usage: sesquipedalian technical terms

Hypernyms: stretch Definition: having an elongated seating area Usage: a stretch limousine

Synonyms: long Definition: primarily temporal sense; being or indicating a relatively great or greater than average duration or passage of time or a duration as specified Usage: a long life; a long boring speech; a long time; a long friendship; a long game; long ago; an hour long

Hypernyms: agelong Definition: lasting through all time Usage: agelong struggle for freedom

Hypernyms: bimestrial Definition: two months long; lasting two months

Hypernyms: continuing, chronic Definition: of long duration Usage: chronic money problems

Hypernyms: daylong Definition: lasting through an entire day

Hypernyms: drawn-out, extended, lengthy, protracted, prolonged Definition: relatively long in duration; tediously protracted Usage: a drawn-out argument; an extended discussion; a lengthy visit from her mother-in-law; a prolonged and bitter struggle; protracted negotiations

Hypernyms: durable, lasting, long-lasting, long-lived Definition: existing for a long time Usage: hopes for a durable peace; a long-lasting friendship

Hypernyms: eight-day Definition: lasting for eight days

Hypernyms: interminable, eternal, endless Definition: tiresomely long; seemingly without end Usage: endless debates; an endless conversation; the wait seemed eternal; eternal quarreling; an interminable sermon

Hypernyms: hourlong Definition: lasting for an hour Usage: an hourlong examination

Hypernyms: womb-to-tomb, lifelong Definition: continuing through life Usage: a lifelong friend; from lifelong habit; his lifelong study of Greek art

Hypernyms: long-acting Definition: active over a long period of time

Hypernyms: long-dated Definition: of a gilt-edged security; having more than 15 years to run before redemption

Hypernyms: longish Definition: somewhat long

Hypernyms: long-life Definition: (of perishable goods) treated to stay fresh longer than usual Usage: long-life milk

Hypernyms: longitudinal Definition: over an extended time Usage: a longitudinal study of twins

Hypernyms: long-range Definition: involving an extended span of time Usage: long-range goals

Hypernyms: long-run, long-term, semipermanent Definition: relating to or extending over a relatively long time Usage: the long-run significance of the elections; the long-term reconstruction of countries damaged by the war; a long-term investment

Hypernyms: longstanding Definition: having existed for a long time Usage: a longstanding friendship; the longstanding conflict

Hypernyms: monthlong Definition: last through a month Usage: a monthlong stay in the hospital

Hypernyms: nightlong, overnight, all-night Definition: lasting, open, or operating through the whole night Usage: a nightlong vigil; an all-night drugstore; an overnight trip

Hypernyms: perennial Definition: lasting an indefinitely long time; suggesting self-renewal Usage: perennial happiness

Hypernyms: time-consuming Definition: of a task that takes time and patience

Hypernyms: seven-day, weeklong Definition: lasting through a week Usage: her weeklong vacation

Hypernyms: yearlong Definition: lasting through a year Usage: attending yearlong courses

Synonyms: prospicient, long, longsighted, farseeing, farsighted, foresighted, foresightful Definition: planning prudently for the future Usage: large goals that required farsighted policies; took a long view of the geopolitical issues

Hypernyms: provident Definition: providing carefully for the future Usage: wild squirrels are provident; a provident father plans for his children's education

Synonyms: long Definition: involving substantial risk Usage: long odds

Hypernyms: unsound Definition: not sound financially Usage: unsound banking practices

Synonyms: long Definition: of relatively great height Usage: a race of long gaunt men- Sherwood Anderson; looked out the long French windows

Hypernyms: tall Definition: great in vertical dimension; high in stature Usage: tall people; tall buildings; tall trees; tall ships