Verb(1) lengthen in time; cause to be or last longer(2) lengthen or extend in duration or space
(1) If so, it won't save the dollar, only prolong the agony.(2) Many very interesting issues have been raised, and I think that we could prolong this debate for a long time.(3) Furthermore, advances in technology that needlessly prolong dying can be a threat to human dignity.(4) Although this probably does prolong the duration of remission, it is unclear if it confers a survival benefit.(5) Thus a diver may be tempted to prolong underwater duration by prior hyperventilation in order to wash out as much carbon dioxide as possible.(6) Ice saline lavage does not serve a useful purpose and may prolong bleeding.(7) Magdalene had made it clear that she wanted everything done to prolong her survival.(8) When does medical care merely prolong a person's dying time?(9) Health has become the over-riding contemporary virtue, and the measure of health care in rich countries has become, to a great extent, the simple prolongation of life.(10) The addition of a vasoconstrictor, such as epinephrine, constricts blood vessels and reduces vascular uptake, which further prolongs the duration of the anesthetic.(11) The idea of prolonging our lives may not be so appealing if we feel miserable and isolated.(12) In fact, only a delay, which occurred last fall, has prolonged the continued debate.(13) Moreover, given the fact that dishonesty in enterprises increases transaction costs and prolongs the business cycle, the economic development of the country will eventually be stifled.(14) He also said it was acceptable for patients to reject extraordinary medical measures that would lead to a ├ö├ç├┐precarious and burdensome prolongation of life├ö├ç├û.(15) The prognosis will be much improved if the reason for its continual exacerbation and consequent prolongation were removed.(16) Hypothermia impairs the metabolism of drugs, prolonging the duration of some pharmacologic effects.
(1) to prolong :: ukuba abambe
1. lengthen ::
2. sustain ::
3. protract ::
1. abbreviate ::
2. abridge ::
3. curtail ::
4. cut ::
5. shorten ::
Different Formsprolong, prolonged, prolonging, prolongs
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