Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.


The little points are all pretty, he thought, and it is the details that count in the long run.

It was a bit expensive, perhaps, but in the long run it paid.

The worth of a State, in the long run, is the worth of the individuals composing it.

"In the long run I should say that he will—if he has it," Wrayson answered.

You can do without machines in the long run, but you can't do without that!

That cannot be simulated; the pretense of it is in general, in the long run, futile.

These things cannot fail in the long run to strengthen the people.

Profits as a goal for the long run do not antagonize moral principles.

You can, you know, and––and it may save you quite a little––er––discomfort in the long run.

Then it headed out to sea and made a long run, and then circled.