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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

The prime goal is to alleviate suffering, and not to prolong life. And if your treatment does not alleviate suffering, but only prolongs life, that treatment should be stopped.
Christiaan Barnard

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

The rich, by unfair combinations, contribute frequently to prolong a season of distress among the poor.
Thomas Malthus

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
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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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