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Definitions for longer
lon·ger

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. longer, thirster, yearneradverb

    a person with a strong desire for something

    "a longer for money"; "a thirster after blood"; "a yearner for knowledge"

  2. longeradverb

    for more time

    "can I stay bit longer?"

Wiktionary

  1. longernoun

    One who longs or yearns for something.

Wikipedia

  1. Longer

    "Longer" is a song written and recorded by the American singer-songwriter Dan Fogelberg and released in 1979 by Full Moon Records and Epic Records. The song can be found on Fogelberg's 1979 album Phoenix. It was also included on his 1982 greatest hits album as well as various other retrospective and compilation recordings. Fogelberg, who had released more rock oriented songs throughout the 1970s, jokingly described "Longer" in the liner notes to one of his retrospective albums as "the song that put me on the elevators." He wrote the song while vacationing in Maui, "lounging in a hammock one night and looking up at the stars. It just seems this song was drifting around the universe, saw me, and decided I'd give it a good home." Accompanying Fogelberg's vocals is an acoustic guitar (played by the singer) as well as a flugelhorn solo by Jerry Hey. Lyrically, the song compares various events ("Longer than there've been stars up in the heavens") with his emotional attachment to the one he loves ("I've been in love with you").

Webster Dictionary

  1. Longernoun

    one who longs for anything

Freebase

  1. Longer

    "Longer" is a song written and recorded by the American singer-songwriter Dan Fogelberg. The song can be found on Fogelberg's 1979 album Phoenix. It was also included on his 1982 greatest hits album as well as various other retrospective and compilation recordings. Fogelberg, who had released more rock-oriented songs throughout the 1970s, jokingly described "Longer" in the liner notes to one of his retrospective albums as "the song that put me on the elevators." He wrote the song while vacationing in Maui, "lounging in a hammock one night and looking up at the stars. It just seems this song was drifting around the universe, saw me, and decided I'd give it a good home." Accompanying Fogelberg's vocals is an acoustic guitar as well as a flugelhorn solo by Jerry Hey. Lyrically, the song compares various events with his emotional attachment to the one he loves.

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. longer

    Each row of casks in the hold, athwart. Also, the fore and aft space allotted to a hammock; the longers reckoned similarly to last.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'longer' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2779

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'longer' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1729

  3. Adverbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'longer' in Adverbs Frequency: #230

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of longer in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of longer in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of longer in a Sentence

  1. Chris Fenton:

    Pleasing Beijing no longer guarantees big revenues in China, such risk and effort no longer guarantee results, and I expect this lack of certainty to prolong this era of pushback for quite some time.

  2. Merseyside Detective Sergeant Graeme Kehoe:

    We welcome today's verdict and sentence, now that Ryan Palin is behind bars, [he] can no longer peddle huge amounts of drugs and misery on the streets of Merseyside and beyond.

  3. Derek Hudson:

    Announce some kind of internal review, share what was uncovered, condemn the wrongdoings, and move forward as a brand no longer associated with Hefner.

  4. Nobuyasu Atago:

    It's wise the BOJ ditched a calendar-based commitment. But it's hard to tell whether the BOJ committed to keep rates long for a longer period than it previous did ... and how much lower it could bring down rates.

  5. John Williams:

    My view, that I've expressed previously in the past, is that the middle of 2015 is a reasonable guess when that discussion I think will become closer to, should we do it now (raise rates) or wait a little longer?

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