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To make something continue or last longer - thesaurus

Synonyms

prolong

verb

to make something last longer

draw out

to make something continue longer than usual

perpetuate

verb

to make something such as a situation or process continue, especially one that is wrong, unfair, or dangerous

keep

verb

to make something continue to operate or exist

string out

to make something last longer than necessary

drag out

to make something continue for longer than necessary

prolongation

noun

very formal the action of making something last longer

hold over

to let a play or movie continue for longer than was planned because it is so successful

eke out

to make something such as money or food last as long as possible

spin out

to make something last for a long time, usually longer than is good or necessary

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extend

verb

to increase the time that something lasts

keep

verb

to make someone continue doing something

keep the wheels turning

to make something continue to happen or operate

nurture

verb

to provide the necessary conditions for something to grow and develop

prolong the agony

to make an unpleasant feeling last longer, especially by making someone wait

renew

verb

to arrange for something to continue for a longer period of time

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