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  • as inoverall
  • as ineventually
  • as infinally

synonyms for in the long run

  • all over
  • chiefly
  • everyplace
  • everywhere
  • generally speaking
  • largely
  • mainly
  • mostly
  • on the whole
  • predominantly
  • primarily
  • principally
  • throughout
  • someday
  • ultimately
  • sooner or later
  • finally
  • yet
  • hereafter
  • sometime
  • one day
  • after all
  • at last
  • at the end of the day
  • in future
  • in the end
  • when all is said and done
  • eventually
  • ultimately
  • already
  • belatedly
  • someday
  • sooner or later
  • subsequently
  • yet
  • lastly
  • in conclusion
  • sometime
  • tardily
  • after a while
  • after all
  • as a sequel
  • at last
  • at length
  • at long last
  • at the end
  • at the last moment
  • despite delay
  • in spite of all
  • in the eleventh hour
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antonyms for in the long run

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  • incomplete
  • narrow
  • never
  • never
  • dubiously
  • doubtfully
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How to use in the long run in a sentence

It was a decayed house of superb proportions, but of a fashion long passed away.
CHECKMATEJOSEPH SHERIDAN LE FANU
As long as may be necessary, Sam,” replied Mr. Pickwick, “you have my full permission to remain.
THE POSTHUMOUS PAPERS OF THE PICKWICK CLUB, V. 2(OF 2)CHARLES DICKENS
Ages back—let musty geologists tell us how long ago—'twas a lake, larger than the Lake of Geneva.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 60, NO. 372, OCTOBER 1846VARIOUS
I hate to be long at my toilette at any time; but to delay much in such a matter while travelling is folly.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 60, NO. 372, OCTOBER 1846VARIOUS
Do not the widow's tears run down the cheek, and her cry against him that causeth them to fall?
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
She sat straight up in bed, and jerked her hands to her head, and screamed long and terribly.
THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
Sleek finds it far harder work than fortune-making; but he pursues his Will-o'-the-Wisp with untiring energy.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
A few, very few, little dots had run back over that green patch—the others had passed down into the world of darkness.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
A leather swordbelt, gold-embroidered at the edges, carried a long steel-halted rapier in a leather scabbard chaped with steel.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
He grew very restless, for it was a long time before Grandfather Mole appeared.
THE TALE OF GRANDFATHER MOLEARTHUR SCOTT BAILEY
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WORDS RELATED TO IN THE LONG RUN

  • after all
  • at last
  • at the end of the day
  • finally
  • hereafter
  • in future
  • in the end
  • in the long run
  • one day
  • someday
  • sometime
  • sooner or later
  • ultimately
  • when all is said and done
  • yet
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.