Adjective "Prolonged" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Prolonged


    Definition:

    1. to lengthen out in time; extend the duration of; cause to continue longer: to prolong one's stay abroad.

    2. to make longer in spatial extent: to prolong a line.

    Origin:
    prolong

    Examples:

    "recoveries can be prolonged in/at/on weeks."

    "exposures can be prolonged in patients."

    "periods can be prolonged."

    "slumps can be prolonged."

    "strikes can be prolonged."

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