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Definition 1: lengthen in time; cause to be or last longer - [verb of change]

Samples where protract or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • We prolonged our stay
  • She extended her visit by another day
  • The meeting was drawn out until midnight

Synonyms for protract in the sense of this definition

(protract is a kind of ...) make longer

"Lengthen this skirt, please"

(... is a kind of protract ) prolong the time allowed for payment of

"extend the loan"

(... is a kind of protract ) draw out a discussion or process in order to gain time

"The speaker temporized in order to delay the vote"

(... is a kind of protract ) prolong or extend

"spin out a visit"

(protract has a similar meaning as ...) continue or extend

"The civil war carried into the neighboring province" "The disease extended into the remote mountain provinces"

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