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stretch, reaching, reach
n. the act of physically reaching or thrusting out
stretch
n. extension to or beyond the ordinary limit; "running at full stretch"; "by no stretch of the imagination"; "beyond any stretch of his understanding"
stretching, stretch
n. exercise designed to extend the limbs and muscles to their full extent
stretch
n. a straightaway section of a racetrack
stretchability, stretchiness, stretch
n. the capacity for being stretched
stretch
n. a large and unbroken expanse or distance; "a stretch of highway"; "a stretch of clear water"
stint, stretch
n. an unbroken period of time during which you do something; "there were stretches of boredom"; "he did a stretch in the federal penitentiary"
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extend, stretch
v. extend one's limbs or muscles, or the entire body; "Stretch your legs!"; "Extend your right arm above your head"
stretch
v. become longer by being stretched and pulled; "The fabric stretches"
stretch, extend
v. increase in quantity or bulk by adding a cheaper substance; "stretch the soup by adding some more cream"; "extend the casserole with a little rice"
stretch
v. extend the scope or meaning of; often unduly; "Stretch the limits"; "stretch my patience"; "stretch the imagination"
stretch
v. pull in opposite directions; "During the Inquisition, the torturers would stretch their victims on a rack"
stretch out, stretch
v. extend one's body or limbs; "Let's stretch for a minute--we've been sitting here for over 3 hours"
stretch along, stretch
v. occupy a large, elongated area; "The park stretched beneath the train line"
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stretch
adj. easily stretched; "stretch hosiery"
stretch
adj. having an elongated seating area; "a stretch limousine"
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span, bridge
n. a structure that allows people or vehicles to cross an obstacle such as a river or canal or railway etc.
crack, gap
n. a narrow opening; "he opened the window a crack"
niche, recess
n. an enclosure that is set back or indented
surface area, expanse, area
n. the extent of a 2-dimensional surface enclosed within a boundary; "the area of a rectangle"; "it was about 500 square feet in area"
pamphlet, tract
n. a brief treatise on a subject of interest; published in the form of a booklet
parcel of land, piece of ground, piece of land, parcel, tract
n. an extended area of land
soil, ground, land
n. material in the top layer of the surface of the earth in which plants can grow (especially with reference to its quality or use); "the land had never been plowed"; "good agricultural soil"
terra firma, solid ground, dry land, ground, earth, land
n. the solid part of the earth's surface; "the plane turned away from the sea and moved back over land"; "the earth shook for several minutes"; "he dropped the logs on the ground"
term
n. a limited period of time; "a prison term"; "he left school before the end of term"
bout
n. a contest or fight (especially between boxers or wrestlers)
time interval, interval
n. a definite length of time marked off by two instants
time
n. a period of time considered as a resource under your control and sufficient to accomplish something; "take time to smell the roses"; "I didn't have time to finish"; "it took more than half my time"
turn, tour, spell, go
n. a time for working (after which you will be relieved by someone else); "it's my go"; "a spell of work"
extend, stretch
v. extend one's limbs or muscles, or the entire body; "Stretch your legs!"; "Extend your right arm above your head"
extend, stretch
v. extend one's limbs or muscles, or the entire body; "Stretch your legs!"; "Extend your right arm above your head"
thin out, cut, reduce, thin, dilute
v. lessen the strength or flavor of a solution or mixture; "cut bourbon"
rarefy, attenuate
v. weaken the consistency of (a chemical substance)
stretch
v. become longer by being stretched and pulled; "The fabric stretches"
make grow, develop
v. cause to grow and differentiate in ways conforming to its natural development; "The perfect climate here develops the grain"; "He developed a new kind of apple"
billow, inflate, balloon
v. become inflated; "The sails ballooned"
inflate
v. cause prices to rise by increasing the available currency or credit; "The war inflated the economy"
inflate
v. increase the amount or availability of, creating a rise in value; "inflate the currency"
inflate
v. increase the amount or availability of, creating a rise in value; "inflate the currency"
widen
v. become broader or wider or more extensive; "The road widened"
widen
v. become broader or wider or more extensive; "The road widened"
widen
v. become broader or wider or more extensive; "The road widened"
extend
v. prolong the time allowed for payment of; "extend the loan"
extend
v. prolong the time allowed for payment of; "extend the loan"
extend
v. prolong the time allowed for payment of; "extend the loan"
stretch, extend
v. increase in quantity or bulk by adding a cheaper substance; "stretch the soup by adding some more cream"; "extend the casserole with a little rice"
start, begin
v. have a beginning, in a temporal, spatial, or evaluative sense; "The DMZ begins right over the hill"; "The second movement begins after the Allegro"; "Prices for these homes start at $250,000"
begin
v. begin to speak, understand, read, and write a language; "She began Russian at an early age"; "We started French in fourth grade"
loose, relax, loosen
v. become loose or looser or less tight; "The noose loosened"; "the rope relaxed"
emerge
v. become known or apparent; "Some nice results emerged from the study"
amplify, magnify
v. increase in size, volume or significance; "Her terror was magnified in her mind"
dawn
v. become light; "It started to dawn, and we had to get up"
extend
v. open or straighten out; unbend; "Can we extend the legs of this dining table?"
extend
v. open or straighten out; unbend; "Can we extend the legs of this dining table?"
extend
v. open or straighten out; unbend; "Can we extend the legs of this dining table?"
draw
v. bring or lead someone to a certain action or condition; "She was drawn to despair"; "The President refused to be drawn into delivering an ultimatum"; "The session was drawn to a close"
strike, hit
v. affect or afflict suddenly, usually adversely; "We were hit by really bad weather"; "He was stricken with cancer when he was still a teenager"; "The earthquake struck at midnight"
spread
v. cover by spreading something over; "spread the bread with cheese"
reach out, reach
v. move forward or upward in order to touch; also in a metaphorical sense; "Government reaches out to the people"
drape
v. place casually; "The cat draped herself on the sofa"
sprawl
v. sit or lie with one's limbs spread out
stand up, get up, uprise, rise, arise
v. rise to one's feet; "The audience got up and applauded"
lie down, lie
v. assume a reclining position; "lie down on the bed until you feel better"
go forward, continue, proceed
v. move ahead; travel onward in time or space; "We proceeded towards Washington"; "She continued in the direction of the hills"; "We are moving ahead in time now"
straggle, sprawl
v. go, come, or spread in a rambling or irregular way; "Branches straggling out quite far"
fan out, spread out, spread, diffuse
v. move outward; "The soldiers fanned out"
seem
v. appear to one's own mind or opinion; "I seem to be misunderstood by everyone"; "I can't seem to learn these Chinese characters"
extend, lead, pass, go, run
v. stretch out over a distance, space, time, or scope; run or extend between two points or beyond a certain point; "Service runs all the way to Cranbury"; "His knowledge doesn't go very far"; "My memory extends back to my fourth year of life"; "The facts extend beyond a consideration of her personal assets"
overspread, spread
v. spread across or over; "A big oil spot spread across the water"
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springy
adj. (of movements) light and confidently active; "he walked away with a springy step"
chewy
adj. (of a consistency) requiring chewing; "chewy caramels"
tractile, tensile, pliant, pliable, malleable, ductile
adj. capable of being shaped or bent or drawn out; "ductile copper"; "malleable metals such as gold"; "they soaked the leather to made it pliable"; "pliant molten glass"; "made of highly tensile steel alloy"
elasticised, elasticized
adj. made with strands or inserts of elastic; "slacks with an elasticized waistband"
expansile, expansible, expandible, expandable
adj. (of gases) capable of expansion
fictile, plastic, moldable
adj. capable of being molded or modeled (especially of earth or clay or other soft material); "plastic substances such as wax or clay"
stretchy, stretchable
adj. capable of being easily stretched and resuming former size or shape
rubberlike, rubbery
adj. having an elastic texture resembling rubber in flexibility or toughness
springlike
adj. resembling a spring or the action of a spring
viscoelastic
adj. having viscous as well as elastic properties
elongated, elongate
adj. having notably more length than width; being long and slender; "an elongate tail tapering to a point"; "the old man's gaunt and elongated frame"
extended
adj. fully extended or stretched forth; "an extended telescope"; "his extended legs reached almost across the small room"; "refused to accept the extended hand"
far
adj. beyond a norm in opinion or actions; "the far right"
in length
adj. of a specified length: "an inch in length"
long-distance
adj. covering a long distance; "a long-distance runner"; "a long-distance freight train"; "she ran off with a long-distance truck driver"
longitudinal
adj. running lengthwise; "a thin longitudinal strip"; "longitudinal measurements of the hull"
long-range
adj. suitable for or reaching long distances; "long-range nuclear capability"
sesquipedalian, polysyllabic
adj. (of words) long and ponderous; having many syllables; "sesquipedalian technical terms"
prolonged, lengthened, extended, elongated
adj. drawn out or made longer spatially; "Picasso's elongated Don Quixote"; "lengthened skirts are fashionable this year"; "the extended airport runways can accommodate larger planes"; "a prolonged black line across the page"
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fall, lessen, diminish, decrease
v. decrease in size, extent, or range; "The amount of homework decreased towards the end of the semester"; "The cabin pressure fell dramatically"; "her weight fell to under a hundred pounds"; "his voice fell to a whisper"
contract, shrink
v. become smaller or draw together; "The fabric shrank"; "The balloon shrank"
fold down, fold up
v. bend or lay so that one part covers the other; "fold up the newspaper"; "turn up your collar"
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Parts Of Speech
  • Nouns
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  • Verbs
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  • Adverbs
    0
  • Adjectives
    2
Relationships
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  • Synonyms
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  • Antonyms
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