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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 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 felt fine after 24 hours and asked the state commission to prolong my stay in space to three days. And I carried out the entire schedule. Could I have done that if I had been half-dead?
Valentina Tereshkova

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

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
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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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