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  Words related to prolong

Related / Similar Words: protract, extend, draw out, sustain, keep up

 

Definition:
  • 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";
  • 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";

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    Hyponyms: extend, temporize, temporise, spin, spin out, retain, continue, keep, keep on, keep going

     

    Grouped Verbs: carry, extend

     

    Derivational Morphology: lengthiness, prolongation, continuation, protraction, perpetuation, lengthening, extension, upholder, maintainer, sustainer, sustenance, sustentation, sustainment, maintenance, upkeep

     

     
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