Word:

Prolong

Pro`long´
v. t.1.
[imp. & p. p. Prolonged ; p. pr. & vb. n. Prolonging.]
1.To extend in space or length; as, to prolong a line.
2.To lengthen in time; to extend the duration of; to draw out; to continue; as, to prolong one's days.
Prolong awhile the traitor's life.
- Shak.
3.To put off to a distant time; to postpone.
Verb1.prolong - lengthen in time; cause to be or last longer; "We prolonged our stay"; "She extended her visit by another day"; "The meeting was drawn out until midnight"
2.prolong - lengthen or extend in duration or space; "We sustained the diplomatic negociations as long as possible"; "prolong the treatment of the patient"; "keep up the good work"
Synonyms: sustain, keep up
adjourn, continue, dawdle, defer, delay, drag on, drag out, draw out, dwell on, elongate, endure, hang fire, hang up, hold, hold off, hold over, hold up, keep, keep alive, keep going, keep up, last, lay aside, lay by, lay over, lengthen, lengthen out, let out, linger on, maintain, perpetuate, persist, pigeonhole, postpone, preserve, procrastinate, produce, prolongate, prorogate, prorogue, pull, push aside, put aside, put off, put on ice, recess, reserve, retain, set aside, set by, shelve, shift off, sleep on, spin out, stand over, stave off, stay, strain, stretch out, string out, suspend, sustain, table, take a recess, tauten, temporize, tense, tighten, waive
Translate Prolong to Spanish, Translate Prolong to German, Translate Prolong to French
Browse
Proller
Prolocutor
Prolocutorship
Prolog
Prolog++
Prolog-2
Prolog-D-Linda
Prolog-II
Prolog-III
Prolog-Linda
Prolog/Mali
prologise
Prologize
Prologizer
Prologue
prologuize
-- Prolong --
Prolongable
Prolongate
Prolongation
Prolonge
prolonge knot
prolonged
Prolonger
Prolongment
Prolusion
prolusory
Prolytae
prom
PROM monitor
PROMAL
Promanation
Promatertera
Definitions Index: # A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

About this site and copyright information - Online Dictionary Home