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Meaning of LENGTHENING

Pronunciation:  l'engthuning

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the act of prolonging something; "there was an indefinite prolongation of the peace talks"
  2. [adj]  increasing in length; "the lengthening days of February"
 

LENGTHENING is a 11 letter word that starts with L.

 

 Synonyms: increasing, perpetuation, prolongation, protraction
 
 See Also: continuance, continuation

 

 

Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: continualness, continuance, continuation, continuity, crescendoing, crescent, elongation, endurance, expanding, extension, growing, increasing, incremental, intensifying, lingering, maintenance, multiplying, on the increase, perpetuation, perseverance, persistence, procrastination, production, progress, progression, proliferating, prolongation, protraction, pursuance, repetition, run, snowballing, spreading, staying power, straight course, strain, stretch, stretching, stringing out, sustained action, sustenance, swelling, tension, tightening, uninterrupted course, unremittingness, waxing, way
 

 

 

 

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