Definition of long

Scrabble & Words with friends points


  • long is a valid Scrabble US word with a point value of 5
  • long is a valid Scrabble UK word with a point value of 5
  • long is a valid Words with friends word with a point value of 8

Definition of long


  • good at remembering (adjective)

    Synonyms

    1. recollective
    2. retentive
    3. tenacious
  • planning prudently for the future (adjective)

    Examples

    1. took a long view of the geopolitical issues

    Synonyms

    1. farseeing
    2. farsighted
    3. foresighted
    4. foresightful
    5. longsighted
    6. prospicient
  • desire strongly or persistently (verb)

    Synonyms

    1. hanker
    2. yearn
  • having or being more than normal or necessary (adjective)

    Examples

    1. long on brains
    2. in long supply
  • holding securities or commodities in expectation of a rise in prices (adjective)

    Examples

    1. is long on coffee
    2. a long position in gold
  • involving substantial risk (adjective)

    Examples

    1. long odds
  • of relatively great height (adjective)

    Examples

    1. a race of long gaunt men
    2. looked out the long French windows
  • (of speech sounds or syllables) of relatively long duration (adjective)

    Examples

    1. the English vowel sounds in `bate', `beat', `bite', `boat', `boot' are long
  • primarily spatial sense; of relatively great or greater than average spatial extension or extension as specified (adjective)

    Examples

    1. a long road
    2. a long distance
    3. contained many long words
    4. ten miles long
  • primarily temporal sense; being or indicating a relatively great or greater than average duration or passage of time or a duration as specified (adjective)

    Examples

    1. a long life
    2. a long boring speech
    3. a long time
    4. a long friendship
    5. a long game
    6. long ago
    7. an hour long

See definition of long in Merriam Webster

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