Part of speech:
To present; offer:
To depart to, or be at, a distance; especially, to recede apparently from the sun, as a planet in its orbit.
To thin down or weaken as by mixing with water or other liquid
To weigh down with or as with a heavy load; burden; oppress
(Intransitive, colloquial) To leave, resign.
The definition of tighten is to make something more fixed in place, more constricted, or more snug.
A group of organisms of the same species, sharing certain hereditary characteristics not typical of the entire species but minor enough not to warrant classification as a separate breed or variety. Resistance to specific antibiotics is a feature of certain strains of bacteria.
To extend or prolong in time
The definition of sprawl is to spread out in an undignified or ungraceful manner.
(Australian) To rest for a time from an activity.
To extend across in space or time:
To sentence is defined as to give someone a punishment.
To travel over; cover by running, driving, etc.
To have extension in space or time:
(Slang) To talk seriously and frankly with another or others, often in an informal setting
Range is defined as to set or place in order or position.
(Intransitive) To become longer.
To open up or out; unfold:
To exaggerate is defined as to stretch the truth or to make something seem bigger than it is.
To speak or write at great length on a subject; expatiate.
To proceed or move swiftly in a certain direction or along a course:
To make or become taut
(Dial.) To draw the entrails from (a fowl)
To make or become wide or wider
To develop more fully, as with details, examples, statistics, etc.
To increase the apparent size of (an object), especially by means of a lens, instrument, or device.
To increase or raise beyond what is normal or valid
To come to have gradually; acquire:
To move or develop something.
To allow (something) to develop or increase by a natural process:
To remove the wrapping from:
To increase in volume or loudness
Increase is defined as to become bigger or greater.
To lie or lean back or down; specif., to rest or repose lying down
(Golf) To go past or beyond (an object or expanse) or cover (a distance) with one stroke
To open or extend (something rolled up)
To open (something) out into the shape of a fan:
To draw out or lengthen in time; prolong:
Full extent or range; reach; scope; specif., range of tones, as of a voice
(Obs.) A candle marked off into sections, used for keeping time
The time of a chronological change
A period or turn of duty, as at the helm of a ship.
A long trip, as for sightseeing
(Music) The meter of a musical pattern:
A change of workers, now specifically a set group of workers or period of working time
(Slang) A period of time served, as of military service, imprisonment, etc.
A set period of time; duration
A period of time:
A single action of sweeping.
Remoteness of place; a remote place.
Any single thing, amount, specimen, example, etc.
A period of time spent in a particular way; a spell:
Continuance in time
A division of geologic time that is longer than an epoch and shorter than an era.
An expanded part:
The distance or amount of expansion.
Space to proceed:
To become reduced in amount or value; dwindle:
To collect or focus (one's thoughts, efforts, etc.)
(Computers) To encode (data) to minimize the space required for storage or transmittal:
To become short or shorter.
To reduce the tension of; relax; loosen
To rest from effort, worry, or work, as by lying down, engaging in recreation, etc.
To become less intense, bright, strong, etc.; grow dim or faint, as a light
To enter into by contract; establish or settle by formal agreement:
To possess or use the time or capacity of; to engage the service of.
To stir the emotions:
Into or in a long position, as of a commodity market.
A suitable setting or occasion:
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