Definition of Longest

1. Adverb. For the most time. "She stayed longest"

Partainyms: Long



Definition of Longest

1. Adjective. (superlative of long) ¹

2. Adverb. (superlative of long) ¹

3. Verb. (archaic) (second-person singular of long) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Longest

1. long [adj] - See also: long

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Longest

longcloths
longcut
longcuts
longdog
longe
longe line
longed
longed-for
longeing
longeing cavesson
longer
longeron
longerons
longers
longes
longest (current term)
longeth
longeval
longevities
longevity
longevous
longfin
longfin mako
longfins
longhair
longhaired
longhairs
longhand
longhands
longhauling

Literary usage of Longest

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1919)
"That on the 21st day of October, 1916, the defendant longest & Tessier Company made, executed, and delivered to the plaintiff Crane Company a contract for ..."

2. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"The famous Colgate plant on the Yuba River has transmitted power 253 miles, one of the longest power transmissions in the world. Although the cost of water ..."

3. The American Journal of Psychology by Granville Stanley Hall, Edward Bradford Titchener (1910)
"If, in each series, the longest reaction time was selected, and was found to be that ... If the longest time belonged to the reaction to an irrelevant word, ..."

4. A History of the Earth and Animated Nature by Oliver Goldsmith (1856)
"Differing from the preceding family, in the first and second pair of feet being usually longest; the jaws are >traight, and wider above. Epeira diadems, pi. ..."

5. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"... and that of the orang is absolutely the largest ; and it is longest, compared with the spine, in that animal and in ..."

6. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1895)
"... unless the period of the galvanometer needle be so long that even the longest of these times is short in comparison, the measurements of the higher ..."

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