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Long
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This clue has been rated as VERY COMMON
We've rated Long as VERY COMMON as it is a very popular clue with cruciverbalists.

2 July 2021
Last seen in: Evening Standard Quick Crossword

We found 29 answers for the crossword clue 'Long', the most recent of which was seen in the Evening Standard Quick Crossword.

We've seen this clue in both CRYPTIC and NON-CRYPTIC crossword publications.

We have given Long a popularity rating of 'Very Common' because it has featured in a numerous crossword publications and has multiple answers.

As well as being a clue we've also seen Long as an answer itself some 205 times.

Long is a single word clue made up of 4 letters.

We most recently saw this clue in 'Evening Standard Quick Crossword' on Wednesday, 07 July 2021 with the answer being YEARN, we also found YEARN to be the most popular answer for this clue.

We've seen this clue in the following publications:

Definitions and usage

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  • 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"
  • (of speech sounds or syllables) of relatively long duration; "the English vowel sounds in `bate', `beat', `bite', `boat', `boot' are long"
  • Having or being more than normal or necessary:"long on brains"; "in long supply"
  • 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"
  • For an extended distance
  • 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"
  • Desire strongly or persistently
  • Holding securities or commodities in expectation of a rise in prices; "is long on coffee"; "a long position in gold"
  • Good at remembering; "a retentive mind"; "tenacious memory"
  • Planning prudently for the future; "large goals that required farsighted policies"; "took a long view of the geopolitical issues"
  • Involving substantial risk; "long odds"
  • Of relatively great height; "a race of long gaunt men"- Sherwood Anderson; "looked out the long French windows"

Crossword Answers

3 Letters

AGO
Gone by; or in the past; "two years ago"; "`agone' is an archaic word for `ago'"

RAN

YEN
The basic unit of money in Japan; equal to 100 sen

4 Letters

ACHE
Be the source of pain

PINE
A coniferous tree

5 Letters

CRAVE
Plead or ask for earnestly

JOHNS
United States artist and proponent of pop art (born in 1930)

MACRO
A single computer instruction that results in a series of instructions in machine language

WORDY
Using or containing too many words; "long-winded (or windy) speakers"; "verbose and ineffective instructional methods"; "newspapers of the day printed long wordy editorials"; "proceedings were delayed by wordy disputes"

YEARN
Have affection for; feel tenderness for

6 Letters

ASPIRE
Have an ambitious plan or a lofty goal

HANKER
Desire strongly or persistently

SCREED
An accurately levelled strip of material placed on a wall or floor as guide for the even application of plaster or concrete

THIRST
Strong desire for something (not food or drink); "a thirst for knowledge"; "hunger for affection"

7 Letters

LENGTHY
Relatively long in duration; tediously protracted; "a drawn-out argument"; "an extended discussion"; "a lengthy visit from her mother-in-law"; "a prolonged and bitter struggle"; "protracted negotiations"

8 Letters

EXTENDED
Beyond the literal or primary sense; "`hot off the press' shows an extended sense of `hot'"

MARATHON
Any long and arduous undertaking

9 Letters

EXTENSIVE
Of agriculture; increasing productivity by using large areas with minimal outlay and labor; "producing wheat under extensive conditions"; "agriculture of the extensive type"

FARSEEING
Capable of seeing to a great distance

RETENTIVE
Having the power, capacity, or quality of retaining water; "soils retentive of moisture"

TENACIOUS
Stubbornly unyielding; "dogged persistence"; "dour determination"; "the most vocal and pertinacious of all the critics"; "a mind not gifted to discover truth but tenacious to hold it"- T.S.Eliot; "men tenacious of opinion"

10 Letters

FARSIGHTED
Able to see distant objects clearly

PROTRACTED
Relatively long in duration; tediously protracted; "a drawn-out argument"; "an extended discussion"; "a lengthy visit from her mother-in-law"; "a prolonged and bitter struggle"; "protracted negotiations"

11 Letters

FORESIGHTED
Planning prudently for the future; "large goals that required farsighted policies"; "took a long view of the geopolitical issues"

LONGSIGHTED
Capable of seeing to a great distance

PROSPICIENT
Planning prudently for the future; "large goals that required farsighted policies"; "took a long view of the geopolitical issues"

12 Letters

FORESIGHTFUL
Planning prudently for the future; "large goals that required farsighted policies"; "took a long view of the geopolitical issues"

INTERMINABLE
Tiresomely long; seemingly without end; "endless debates"; "an endless conversation"; "the wait seemed eternal"; "eternal quarreling"; "an interminable sermon"

RECOLLECTIVE
Good at remembering; "a retentive mind"; "tenacious memory"

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