Definition: 'Long'

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  • Length: 4 characters
  • Syllables: 1

Results for word: long

Lexical Information:
  • We make the verb by adding -EN to the noun, not the adjective.
  • One of the 220 words in the Dolch high frequency list
  • One of the 850 words in Basic English
  • In the top 2,000 words in the Brown Corpus
  • Common word- this is one of the thousand words most frequently used in English.
  • This is a common first name
  • Name of an American county [from the US Census]
  • Term used in the stock market
  • Term used in accountancy
  • Term used in cricket
  • Term used in Tennis
  • Term used in investment
  • A list of about 3,000 words defined as easy for the Dale-Chall Readability Formula
Grammatical Information:
  • Adjective
  • Adjectives modify Nouns
  • Adjectives usually come before Nouns or after a Verb like 'to be'
Usage Notes:
  • Adjective- Long, Noun- Length, Verb- Lengthen

Related Glossary Definitions:

Long ball game

Dictionary Definitions

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