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  Definition of Prolong
  1. 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. 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"
Similar Words: protract, extend, draw out, sustain, keep up

 

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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