PROLONG', verb transitive [Latin 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.