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elongate

e·lon·gate

elongate

 
 
pronunciation:
ih lawng geIt
parts of speech:
transitive verb, intransitive verb, adjective
features:
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: elongated, elongates, elongating
definition: to make longer; lengthen.
Stretching elongates the muscles.
synonyms:
extend, lengthen
antonyms:
abbreviate, shorten
similar words:
enlarge, increase, stretch
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition: to grow longer; extend.
synonyms:
lengthen
antonyms:
shorten
similar words:
enlarge, extend, increase, stretch
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part of speech: adjective
definition: drawn out or extended; elongated.
synonyms:
extended, lengthened
antonyms:
abbreviated, shortened
similar words:
narrow, slender, slim, stretched, thin
derivation: elongative (adj.)
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