Stretch synonyms

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A stove with spaces for cooking a number of things at the same time.
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(Intransitive) To become longer.
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To depart to, or be at, a distance; especially, to recede apparently from the sun, as a planet in its orbit.
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(Obs.) To gain control of by force
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To blow full or swell out as with air or gas; distend; expand; dilate
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To relax is defined as to become calm, to loosen, or to calm down.
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To increase the extent, number, volume or scope of (something).
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Extent is defined as how far something goes or extends.
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The act of stretching or extending; extension; power of reaching or touching with the person, or a limb, or something held or thrown.
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To become longer
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(Intransitive, slang) To open one's legs. [from 20th c.]
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To open (anything covered or closed); to lay open to view or contemplation; to bring out in all the details, or by successive development.
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To cause to become greater in size, amount, degree, etc.; add to; augment
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To increase in size or volume as a result of internal pressure; expand.
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(Intransitive, figuratively) To come rapidly into existence.
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Used other than as an idiom. to shoot upwards
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(Sports) To modify (one's stance), as in baseball or golf, so that it is open.
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(Economics) To raise short-term interest rates.
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To draw off or remove by filtration:
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To cause to stretch, sense 1
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To bring about deliberately; provoke:
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To extract, bring out, as concealed information; elicit; educe.
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(Chess) To place one's pieces actively.
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To cause to expand, especially from internal pressure; dilate:
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To cause to seem or appear larger than is really so; increase the apparent size of, esp. by means of a lens or lenses
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(Electronics) To increase the strength of (an electrical signal) by means of an amplifier
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(Idiomatic, intransitive) Become further apart.
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To exert force or influence on so as to cause to move toward or after the source of the force; drag, tug, draw, attract, etc.
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To cause to stretch, sense 1
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To cause to stretch, sense 1
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To cause to stretch, sense 1
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To cause to stretch, sense 1
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(Ergative) To become taut.
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To occupy space
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To occupy space
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To occupy space
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To occupy space
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(Only in singular, sports and figuratively) Time out; temporary, limited suspension of play.
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1551, Ralph Robinson (tr.), Sir Thomas More's Utopia (in Latin), 1516
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(Wrestling) To go to the bridge position.
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Contraction of of course.
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To stretch (the neck) as a crane does, as in straining to see over something
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To speak or write in detail (on or upon a subject)
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To leave at a distance; to outpace, leave behind.
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The ability of a solid to return to its original shape or form after being subject to strain. Most solid materials display elasticity, up to a load point called the elastic limit ; loads higher than this limit cause permanent deformation of the material.
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To overstate, to describe more than is fact.
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To occupy space
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(Mathematics) A set that includes a given and similar set as a subset.
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To occupy space
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To occupy space
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(Obsolete) To lengthen.
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To cause to become limber; to make flexible or pliant.
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To state in exaggerated terms.
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The duration of one cycle of a regularly recurring action or event.
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To lengthen temporally; to put off to a distant time; to postpone.
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Rap is defined as to hit quickly and sharply, or to speak or chant lyrics to a song with a reoccurring beat.
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To occupy or exist in a certain range:
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To examine or assess. Often used with out:
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To impose a sentence on (a criminal defendant found guilty, for example).
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To encircle or cover with the hand or hands.
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(Chiefly Austral.) To give a period of rest to
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To spread out in an awkward or uneven way, esp. so as to take up more space than is necessary, as handwriting, a line of men, etc.
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(Intransitive) To be sparing or mean.
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To occupy space
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To subject to tension; tighten.
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(Obsolete) To pursue, follow; to track.
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(Baseball) To be advanced to first base as a result of being pitched four balls
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(Baseball) The act of swinging both arms, sometimes above the head, and then pitching the ball in one continuous motion
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To make or become longer.
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(Zool.) To thrust out; extend
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Produce is defined as to create or bring into being.
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To move or cause a current of (air) with or as if with a fan.
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To stretch beyond
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To present to view; display
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To stock or supply (something).
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(Informal) To urinate or defecate:
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To pass or go through; live:
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To extend, especially an appendage.
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To be or place oneself in a prostrate or recumbent position.
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To be adjustable so that the occupant may recline rather than sit up:
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To lie dead:
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To give rest to; refresh by rest
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A little while:
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(Now Chiefly Dial.) An indefinite distance or duration; often, specif., a rather short one
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A road, a direction, a (physical or conceptual) path from one place to another.
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The amount, degree, or extent of expansion
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A long oar used to propel a boat.
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The time when something specified flourishes, develops, takes place, or is popular, permitted, or at its best
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(Law) A fixed period of time for which an estate is granted.
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(in the singular, not followed by "of") The time taken for the current situation to end, especially the current war
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A hobble or limp:
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A turn or shift of work; esp., a period of duty or military service at a single place
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A period of something, usually painful or unpleasant
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(Baseball, Cricket) The period of play in which a team has a turn at bat, completed in baseball by three outs and in cricket by ten outs
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The act of shifting from one person, place, position, etc. to another; change; transfer; substitution
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(Slang) An act of prostitution. Generally used with turn.
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A fit or a period of giddiness.
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(Nautical) Any of the periods of time, usually four hours, into which the day aboard ship is divided and during which a part of the crew is assigned to duty.
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Of or characteristic of expansion
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(Law) Liable to be taken by a writ of extent.
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Capable of being extended.
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That can be protracted (as a cat's claws)
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Capable of being stretched.
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For or throughout a specified period:
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To be disposed of by sale:
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To be or place oneself in a prostrate or recumbent position.
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To carry on; persist in:
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A biological insulation garment; an air-tight, full-body suit intended to prevent the spread of contaminants.
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A role or purpose; a station.
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(Nautical) Sailing on a reach, i.e. having the wind on either side and coming from an angle that is larger with respect to the bow than when sailing close-hauled.
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A form of physical exercise in which a specific skeletal muscle (muscle group) is deliberately elongated to its fullest length in order to improve the muscle's felt elasticity and reaffirm comfortable muscle tone.
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The state or condition of being stretchy.
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(Uncountable) The state of being stretchable
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To fully extend a part of the body.
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(Intransitive) To receive a load.
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To spoil by adding impurities.
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To make thinner by adding solvent to a solution; especially by adding water.
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To lower in character, quality, or value; degrade.
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occupy a large, elongated area
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(Intransitive) To become smaller; to contract.
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To increase in size by a natural process.
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To become longer
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To hire (a person, business, etc.) to perform under contract
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(Intransitive, archaic) To decrease physically in size, amount, numbers or surface.
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To emotionally disengage or to distract oneself from a situation.
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To become less active, intense, brisk, etc.
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Shorten is defined as to reduce in length, to roll in sail canvas or to add shortening to a pastry.
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To direct or draw toward a common center; focus.
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To go into or descend in a spin
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Shakespeare
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To condense into a more economic, easier format.
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