Synonyms for Protracting:

n.

continuation (noun)
Prolonging.

v.

continuing (verb)
persevering, Prolonging, abiding, Maintaining, Sustaining, persisting, Extending, continuing.

Usage examples for Protracting

  1. Napoleon had all this year been protracting the indecision of the Prussian counsels by holding out the delusive hope, that, were Austria effectually humbled, the imperial crown of Germany might be transferred to the house of Brandenburg. – The History of Napoleon Buonaparte by John Gibson Lockhart
  2. The praetors, at first, concealed their feelings, and were for protracting the business; but at length, overcome by the general opinion, and apprehensive of a sedition, they declared them the praetors. – The History of Rome; Books Nine to Twenty-Six by Titus Livius