Prolongate
Prolongate Pro*lon"gate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Prolongated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Prolongating}.] [L. prolongatus, p. p. of prolongare. See {Prolong}.] To prolong; to extend in space or in time. [R.] [1913 Webster]

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  • prolongate — index dwell (linger over) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • prolongate — /preuh lawng gayt, long /, v.t., prolongated, prolongating. to prolong. [1590 1600; < LL prolongatus, ptp. of prolongare to PROLONG; see ATE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • prolongate — verb To prolong or lengthen …   Wiktionary

  • prolongate — (Roget s Thesaurus II) verb To make or become longer: draw out, elongate, extend, lengthen, prolong, protract, spin (out), stretch (out). Mathematics: produce. See INCREASE, LONG …   English dictionary for students

  • prolongate — v. extend, lengthen, make longer …   English contemporary dictionary

  • prolongate — pro·lon·gate …   English syllables

  • prolongate — pro•lon•gate [[t]prəˈlɔŋ geɪt, ˈlɒŋ [/t]] v. t. gat•ed, gat•ing prolong • Etymology: 1590–1600; < LL …   From formal English to slang

  • prolongate — /ˈproʊlɒŋgeɪt/ (say prohlonggayt) verb (t) (prolongated, prolongating) Rare to prolong …   Australian English dictionary

  • prolongate — prəˈlȯŋˌgāt, prōˈ also läŋ sometimes ˈprōˌ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷; usu ād.+V transitive verb ( ed/ ing/ s) Etymology: Late Latin prolongatus, past participle of prolongare to prolong : prolong …   Useful english dictionary

  • Prolongated — Prolongate Pro*lon gate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Prolongated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Prolongating}.] [L. prolongatus, p. p. of prolongare. See {Prolong}.] To prolong; to extend in space or in time. [R.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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