Having much distance from one terminating point on an object or an area to another terminating point (usually applies to horizontal dimensions; see Usage Notes below). (adjective)
Having great duration. (adjective)
Seemingly lasting a lot of time, because it is boring or tedious or tiring (adjective)
Not short; tall. (adjective)
possessing or owning stocks, bonds, commodities or other financial instruments with the aim of benefiting of the expected rise in their value. (adjective)
Of a fielding position, close to the boundary (or closer to the boundary than the equivalent short position). (adjective)
That land beyond the baseline (and therefore is out). (adjective)
Over a great distance in space. (adverb)
For a particular duration. (adverb)
For a long duration. (adverb)
A long vowel. (noun)
A long integer variable, twice the size of an int or a short and half of a long long. (noun)
An entity with a long position in an asset. (noun)
To take a long position in. (verb)
On account of, because of. (adjective)
To be appropriate to, to pertain or belong to. (verb)
To await, to aspire, to desire greatly (something to occur or to be true) (verb)
Examples of word Long
We cannotï¿½ be free as long as our human rights are violated, as longï¿½ as we don't have economic equality and as long as weï¿½ are not participating in gender-balanced political bodies.
"The men must be smuggling something, " she said, -and hiding it up Dafydd's 'long, long hole.
Barney told Snubby of their idea to follow the men, if they went out that night, and see if they went up the 'long, long hole.
It wasn't long before news reports fingered Robert Halderman, a producer at CBS 'long running crime show, 48 Hours Mystery, as the perpetrator of the alleged crime -- threatening to go public with details of Mr. Letterman's affairs with CBS employees, if the late night star didn't turn over a check for $ 2 million.
I have long contemplated the possibility that he and others are playing the 'long game 'in which, like the IRA in negotiations, it doesnt matter what you say or agree to because the end result is all that matters.