To make longer
extend, stretch, reach, elongate, protract, prolongate, prolong, distend, dilate, amplify, draw out, expand, augment, proceed, continue, string out*, let out*; see also increase 1.
Antonyms decrease*, contract, draw in.
To grow longer
produce, increase, expand; see grow 1. See syn. study at extend.
To make or become longer:
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