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stretch

stretch

 
 
pronunciation:
strech
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part of speech: verb
inflections: stretched, stretches, stretching
definition 1: to pull something to its full length.
He always stretches his legs after running.
synonyms:
expand
similar words:
extend, open, spread, unfold
definition 2: to make something longer or wider.
She stretched the elastic band.
similar words:
expand, pull, spread
definition 3: to become longer or wider.
The waist stretches on this pair of pants.
similar words:
expand, spread
derivations: stretchable (adj.), stretchability (n.)
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