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Far vs. Long

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Faradjective

Distant; remote in space.

‘He went to a far land.’;

Longadjective

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.

‘It's a long way from the Earth to the Moon.’;

Faradjective

Remote in time.

Longadjective

Having great duration.

‘The pyramids of Egypt have been around for a long time.’;

Faradjective

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Longadjective

Seemingly lasting a lot of time, because it is boring or tedious or tiring.

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Faradjective

More remote or longer of two.

‘He moved to the far end of the state. She remained at this end.’;

Longadjective

Not short; tall.

Faradjective

Extreme, as measured from some central position.

‘We are on the far right on this issue.’;

Longadjective

(finance) Possessing or owning stocks, bonds, commodities or other financial instruments with the aim of benefiting of the expected rise in their value.

‘I'm long in DuPont;’; ‘I have a long position in DuPont.’;

Faradjective

Widely different in nature or quality; opposite in character.

Longadjective

(cricket) Of a fielding position, close to the boundary (or closer to the boundary than the equivalent short position).

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Faradjective

Outside the currently selected segment in a segmented memory architecture.

‘far heap; far memory; far pointer’;

Longadjective

That land beyond the baseline (and therefore is out).

‘No! That forehand is longnb....’;

Faradverb

Distant in space, time or degree.

‘My house is quite far from the beach.’; ‘The plan is good, but it is far from being flawless.’;

Longadjective

Occurring or coming after an extended interval; distant in time; far away.

Faradverb

To or from a great distance, time, or degree.

‘You have all come far and you will go farther.’;

Longadjective

(archaic) On account of, because of.

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Faradverb

(with a comparative) Very much.

‘He was far richer than we'd thought.’;

Longadverb

Over a great distance in space.

‘He threw the ball long.’;

Farnoun

Spelt (a type of wheat, Triticum spelta), especially in the context of Roman use of it.

Longadverb

For a particular duration.

‘How long is it until the next bus arrives?’;

Farnoun

A young pig, or a litter of pigs.

Longadverb

For a long duration.

‘Will this interview take long?’; ‘Paris has long been considered one of the most cultured cities in the world.’;

Faradjective

Distant in any direction; not near; remote; mutually separated by a wide space or extent.

‘They said, . . . We be come from a far country.’; ‘The nations far and near contend in choice.’;

Longnoun

(linguistics) A long vowel.

Faradjective

Remote from purpose; contrary to design or wishes; as, far be it from me to justify cruelty.

Longnoun

(programming) A long integer variable, twice the size of an int, two or four times the size of a short, and half of a long long.

‘A long is typically 64 bits in a 32-bit environment.’;

Faradjective

Remote in affection or obedience; at a distance, morally or spiritually; t enmity with; alienated.

‘They that are far from thee ahsll perish.’;

Longnoun

(finance) An entity with a long position in an asset.

‘Every uptick made the longs cheer.’;

Faradjective

Widely different in nature or quality; opposite in character.

‘He was far from ill looking, though he thought himself still farther.’;

Longnoun

(music) A note formerly used in music, one half the length of a large, twice that of a breve.

Faradjective

The more distant of two; as, the far side (called also off side) of a horse, that is, the right side, or the one opposite to the rider when he mounts.

Longnoun

longitude

Faradverb

To a great extent or distance of space; widely; as, we are separated far from each other.

Longverb

To take a long position in.

Faradverb

To a great distance in time from any point; remotely; as, he pushed his researches far into antiquity.

Longverb

(intransitive) To await, aspire, desire greatly (something to occur or to be true)

‘She longed for him to come back.’;

Faradverb

In great part; as, the day is far spent.

Longverb

(archaic) To be appropriate to, to pertain or belong to.

Faradverb

In a great proportion; by many degrees; very much; deeply; greatly.

‘Who can find a virtuous woman ? for her price is far above rubies.’;

Longadjective

Drawn out in a line, or in the direction of length; protracted; extended; as, a long line; - opposed to short, and distinguished from broad or wide.

Farnoun

a terrorist organization that seeks to overthrow the government dominated by Tutsi and to reinstitute Hutu control;

‘in 1999 ALIR guerrillas kidnapped and killed eight foreign tourists’;

Longadjective

Drawn out or extended in time; continued through a considerable tine, or to a great length; as, a long series of events; a long debate; a long drama; a long history; a long book.

Faradjective

at a great distance in time or space or degree;

‘we come from a far country’; ‘far corners of the earth’; ‘the far future’; ‘a far journey’; ‘the far side of the road’; ‘far from the truth’; ‘far in the future’;

Longadjective

Slow in passing; causing weariness by length or duration; lingering; as, long hours of watching.

Faradjective

being of a considerable distance or length;

‘a far trek’;

Longadjective

Occurring or coming after an extended interval; distant in time; far away.

‘The we may us reserve both fresh and strongAgainst the tournament, which is not long.’;

Faradjective

being the animal or vehicle on the right or being on the right side of an animal or vehicle;

‘the horse on the right is the far horse’; ‘the right side is the far side of the horse’;

Longadjective

Having a length of the specified measure; of a specified length; as, a span long; a yard long; a mile long, that is, extended to the measure of a mile, etc.

Faradjective

beyond a norm in opinion or actions;

‘the far right’;

Longadjective

Far-reaching; extensive.

Faradverb

to a considerable degree; very much;

‘a far far better thing that I do’; ‘felt far worse than yesterday’; ‘eyes far too close together’;

Longadjective

Prolonged, or relatively more prolonged, in utterance; - said of vowels and syllables. See Short, a., 13, and Guide to Pronunciation, 22, 30.

Faradverb

at or to or from a great distance in space;

‘he traveled far’; ‘strayed far from home’; ‘sat far away from each other’;

Longadjective

Having a supply of stocks or goods; prepared for, or depending for a profit upon, advance in prices; as, long of cotton. Hence, the phrases: to be, or go, long of the market, to be on the long side of the market, to hold products or securities for a rise in price, esp. when bought on a margin. Contrasted to short.

Faradverb

at or to a certain point or degree;

‘I can only go so far before I have to give up’; ‘how far can we get with this kind of argument?’;

Longnoun

A note formerly used in music, one half the length of a large, twice that of a breve.

Faradverb

remote in time;

‘if we could see far into the future’; ‘all that happened far in the past’;

Longnoun

A long sound, syllable, or vowel.

Faradverb

to an advanced stage or point;

‘a young man who will go very far’;

Longnoun

The longest dimension; the greatest extent; - in the phrase, the long and the short of it, that is, the sum and substance of it.

Longadverb

To a great extent in space; as, a long drawn out line.

Longadverb

To a great extent in time; during a long time.

‘They that tarry long at the wine.’; ‘When the trumpet soundeth long.’;

Longadverb

At a point of duration far distant, either prior or posterior; as, not long before; not long after; long before the foundation of Rome; long after the Conquest.

Longadverb

Through the whole extent or duration.

‘The bird of dawning singeth all night long.’;

Longadverb

Through an extent of time, more or less; - only in question; as, how long will you be gone?

Longpreposition

By means of; by the fault of; because of.

Longverb

To feel a strong or morbid desire or craving; to wish for something with eagerness; - followed by an infinitive, or by for or after.

‘I long to see you.’; ‘I have longed after thy precepts.’; ‘I have longed for thy salvation.’; ‘Nicomedes, longing for herrings, was supplied with fresh ones . . . at a great distance from the sea.’;

Longverb

To belong; - used with to, unto, or for.

‘The labor which that longeth unto me.’;

Longnoun

a comparatively long time;

‘this won't take long’; ‘they haven't been gone long’;

Longverb

desire strongly or persistently

Longadjective

primarily temporal sense; being or indicating a relatively great or greater than average duration or passage of time or a duration as specified;

‘a long life’; ‘a long boring speech’; ‘a long time’; ‘a long friendship’; ‘a long game’; ‘long ago’; ‘an hour long’;

Longadjective

primarily spatial sense; of relatively great or greater than average spatial extension or extension as specified;

‘a long road’; ‘a long distance’; ‘contained many long words’; ‘ten miles long’;

Longadjective

of relatively great height;

‘a race of long gaunt men’; ‘looked out the long French windows’;

Longadjective

holding securities or commodities in expectation of a rise in prices;

‘is long on coffee’; ‘a long position in gold’;

Longadjective

of speech sounds (especially vowels) of relatively long duration (as e.g. the English vowel sounds in `bate', `beat', `bite', `boat', `boot')

Longadjective

used of syllables that are unaccented or of relatively long duration

Longadjective

involving substantial risk;

‘long odds’;

Longadjective

(of memory) having greater than average range;

‘a long memory especially for insults’; ‘a tenacious memory’;

Longadjective

planning prudently for the future;

‘large goals that required farsighted policies’; ‘took a long view of the geopolitical issues’;

Longadjective

having or being more than normal or necessary:

‘long on brains’; ‘in long supply’;

Longadverb

for an extended time or at a distant time;

‘a promotion long overdue’; ‘something long hoped for’; ‘his name has long been forgotten’; ‘talked all night long’; ‘how long will you be gone?’; ‘arrived long before he was expected’; ‘it is long after your bedtime’;

Longadverb

for an extended distance

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