Definition: 'Long'

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  • Length: 4 characters
  • Syllables: 1

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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

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Similar Words (using 'long' as word stem):

Prefix + 'long'

agelong, along, belong, daylong, dulong, endlong, erelong, flatlong, flong, furlong, headlong, hourlong, kalong, klong, lifelong, livelong, nightlong, oblong, oolong, overlong, prolong, shillong, sidelong, tagalong, weeklong, yearlong,

'long' + Suffix

longan, longans, longboat, longboats, longbow, longbows, longcase, longcloth, longe, longed, longeing, longer, longeron, longerons, longers, longes, longest, longevities, longevity, longevous, longhair, longhaired, longhairs, longhand, longhands, longhead, longheads, longhorn, longhorns, longies, longing, longingly, longings, longish, longissimus, longitude, longitudes, longitudinal, longitudinales, longitudinalis, longitudinally, longleaf, longleaves, longline, longlines, longly, longness, longnesses, longs, longship, longships, longshoreman, longshoremen, longsleever, longsome, longspur, longspurs, longstand, longstanding, longtime, longueur, longueurs, longus, longways, longwinded, longwindedly, longwindedness, longwise,