Linger synonyms and antonyms

lĭng'gər

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To remain or stay in expectation of; await:
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To delay is defined as to postpone, make late or stop for awhile.
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To hasten; to impel to greater speed; to urge on.
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To let be or do without interference.
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To spend (time) idly
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To endure or persist:
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To continue in existence; endure:
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To dawdle is defined as to waste time or to move excessively slowly.
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(Archaic) To wait for; to await.
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To remain or sojourn as a guest or lodger:
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(Intransitive) To stay somewhere temporarily; to sojourn.
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To move (an icon), esp. by means of a mouse, in such a way that its course can be followed
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To fall, move, or stay behind; loiter; linger
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To flow behind in a long, thin stream, wisp, etc.
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The definition of continue means to remain or go on.
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(Intransitive) To linger (on) a particular thought, idea etc.; to remain fixated (on).
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To go slowly
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To stop; pause:
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To come to an end; terminate
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To dwell or linger
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(Idiomatic) To stay; to linger; to remain.
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To move or act in a lazy, relaxed way; loll:
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(Idiomatic) to stay, linger or loiter
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To stick out; protrude
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To do, make, or cause to move, go, or act, with unusual or excessive speed or haste; hurry
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To put off; to delay (something).
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Hesitate is defined as to pause before deciding, acting or speaking.
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To spend time unprofitably; be unemployed or inactive
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To walk or move along haltingly or with difficulty; limp.
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To go reluctantly
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To go reluctantly
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To move in a leisurely, relaxed way; saunter:
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To live, persist, or remain usable through:
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To trudge along or over.
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To move heavily, clumsily, and, often, noisily
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(Informal) To enjoy:
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In a secure manner; tightly:
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(See lollygag.) To dawdle; to be lazy or idle; to avoid necessary work or effort.
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To cause to hover:
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To saunter is defined as to stroll or walk slowly.
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To walk, wander, tramp, or gad
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To proceed with feeble, unsure steps
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(Intransitive) To cease to stand firm; to begin to give way; to fail.
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The definition of slouch is to move, sit or stand with bad posture, with your shoulders bent forward.
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To shove one way and the other; to push from one to another.
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Trifle is defined as to treat someone without respect, or to waste time playing or doing silly and frivolous things.
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(Brit.) putter
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To go reluctantly
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Alternative spelling of dilly-dally.
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(Intransitive) To swim using the crawl stroke.
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Loll is defined as to lay around in a casual way, or to hang loosely.
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(Intransitive) To sway unsteadily from one side to the other; oscillate.
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To walk or move in an unhurried or casual manner.
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To go reluctantly
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To sit down and not do anything important.
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(Informal) To wait; to falter; to avoid proceeding through reluctance.
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(Idiomatic) To be idle; to fail to make progress.
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(Idiomatic) To wait a moment (usually imperative).
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To get along in a specified manner; fare.
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(Intransitive, often with about or around) To occupy oneself idly or without clear purpose, to tinker with an unimportant part of a project, to dally, sometimes as a form of procrastination.
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To interrupt one's course or journey for a brief visit or stay. Often used with by, in, or off:
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To dawdle, delay, or linger:
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Alternative spelling of dilly-dally.
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(Chiefly Brit., Informal) To act or talk foolishly
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(US) To dawdle; to be lazy or idle; to avoid necessary work or effort.
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To spend time idly; loiter or lounge about; idle, dawdle, etc.
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(Intransitive) To be in a casual non-committal relationship
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(Intransitive, usually of a group of people) To move or circulate in a confused or disorderly manner within a limited area.
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(Intransitive, usually of a group of people) To move or circulate in a confused or disorderly manner within a limited area.
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To hold fast or adhere to something, as by grasping, sticking, embracing, or entwining:
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(Intransitive) To walk wearily with heavy, slow steps.
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To move unsteadily or haltingly; stumble:
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To move in a quick fashion.
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To make difficult to accomplish; to frustrate, act as obstacle.
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