KJV Dictionary Definition: prolong
PROLONG', v.t. L.pro and longus. See Long.
1. To lengthen in time; to extend the duration of. Temperate habits tend to prolong life.
2. To lengthen; to draw out in time by delay; to continue.
Th' unhappy queen with talk prolong'd the night.
3. To put off to a distant time.
For I myself am not so well provided
As else I would be, were the day prolong'd.
4. To extend in space or length.
PROLON'GATE, v.t. To extend or lengthen in space; as, to prolongate a line.
1. To extend in time. Little used.
PROLON'GATED, pp. Extended in space; continued in length.
PROLON'GATING, ppr. Lengthening in space.
PROLONGA'TION, n. The act of lengthening in time or space; as the prolongation of life.
The prolongation of a line.
1. Extension of time by delay or postponement; as the prolongation of days for payment.
PROLONG'ED, pp. Lengthened in duration or space.
PROLONG'ER, n. He or that which lengthens in time or space.
PROLONG'ING, ppr. Extending in time; continuing in length.