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Definition of Prolong

Prolong

  1. To extend in space or length; as, to prolong a line.
  2. To lengthen in time; to extend the duration of; to draw out; to continue; as, to prolong one's days.
  3. To put off to a distant time; to postpone.

Prolong Quotations

The proper function of man is to live, not to exist. I shall not waste my days in trying to prolong them. I shall use my time.
Jack London

Prescription: A physician's guess at what will best prolong the situation with least harm to the patient.
Ambrose Bierce

The aim of medicine is to prevent disease and prolong life, the ideal of medicine is to eliminate the need of a physician.
William J. Mayo

I have seen and endured the sufferings of the troops, and I can no longer be a party to prolong these sufferings for ends which I believe to be evil and unjust.
Siegfried Sassoon

Embryonic stem cell research will prolong life, improve life and give hope for life to millions of people.
Jim Ramstad
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Prolong Translations

prolong in French is prolongeons, prolongent, prolongez
prolong in Latin is extraho
prolong in Spanish is prolongar
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