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synonyms for prolong

  • continue
  • delay
  • drag out
  • lengthen
  • perpetuate
  • protract
  • stall
  • hold
  • increase
  • pad
  • stretch
  • carry on
  • drag one's feet
  • hold up
  • let it ride
  • make longer
  • spin out
  • stretch out
See also synonyms for: prolonged / prolonging
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antonyms for prolong

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  • abbreviate
  • advance
  • cease
  • expedite
  • further
  • halt
  • shorten
  • stop
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How to use prolong in a sentence

Unnecessarily prolong its impact upon children’s education, health and emotional well-being, and equitable access to opportunities for development and social success.
KEEPING OLDER FOLKS OUT OF COVID-19 VACCINE TRIALS HURTS EVERYONEKAT ESCHNEROCTOBER 1, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
Pulling funding from the organization could do great damage and potentially prolong the ill-effects of the pandemic.
THE WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION IS LEANING ON BIG TECH TO NAVIGATE THE COVID-19 PANDEMICNICOLE GOODKINDOCTOBER 1, 2020FORTUNE
Digital eye strain is defined as a group of vision-related problems that result from prolonged use of cell phone, computer, e-reader, or tablet, to name a few.
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A plasma donation involves repeated and prolonged contact with staff — in the reception area, in waiting rooms, during physical exams in closed spaces and when blood is drawn.
FOREIGN MASKS, FEAR AND A FAKE CERTIFICATION: STAFF AT CSL PLASMA SAY CONDITIONS AT DONATION CENTERS AREN’T SAFEBY J. DAVID MCSWANESEPTEMBER 21, 2020PROPUBLICA
Amazon is also planning to host its Prime Day shopping event in the fourth quarter this year, rather than the third, so as not to affect service to its customers who are relying on its service throughout the prolonged coronavirus crisis.
HOW THE WORLD’S BIGGEST MEDIA COMPANIES FARED THROUGH THE ONGOING CRISIS IN Q2LARA O'REILLYAUGUST 12, 2020DIGIDAY
I shall show how it is possible thus to prolong life to the term set by God.
THE MEDIAEVAL MIND (VOLUME II OF II)HENRY OSBORN TAYLOR
However, a sojourn in a milder climate might prolong his life for a few months; so he advised Algeria.
BASTIEN LEPAGEFR. CRASTRE
It is ill-bred, and looks as if you were unaccustomed to such pleasures, and so desirous to prolong each one.
THE LADIES' BOOK OF ETIQUETTE, AND MANUAL OF POLITENESSFLORENCE HARTLEY
But Colt tried to prolong the contest by bringing up a voter an hour.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND FROM THE ACCESSION OF JAMES II.THOMAS BABINGTON MACAULAY
The others would bring enough for a winter grubstake, and would prolong their freedom and their independence just that much.
CABIN FEVERB. M. BOWER
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