Synonyms for prolong

Synonyms for (verb) prolong

Synonyms: prolong, protract, extend, draw out

Definition: lengthen in time; cause to be or last longer

Usage: We prolonged our stay; She extended her visit by another day; The meeting was drawn out until midnight

Similar words: lengthen

Definition: make longer

Usage: Lengthen this skirt, please


Synonyms: prolong, keep up, sustain

Definition: lengthen or extend in duration or space

Usage: We sustained the diplomatic negotiations as long as possible; prolong the treatment of the patient; keep up the good work

Similar words: preserve, uphold, carry on, bear on, continue

Definition: keep or maintain in unaltered condition; cause to remain or last

Usage: preserve the peace in the family; continue the family tradition; Carry on the old traditions