Scrabble word: STRETCH
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Definitions of STRETCH in dictionaries:
- noun - a large and unbroken expanse or distance
- noun - the act of physically reaching or thrusting out
- noun - a straightaway section of a racetrack
- noun - exercise designed to extend the limbs and muscles to their full extent
- noun - extension to or beyond the ordinary limit
- noun - an unbroken period of time during which you do something
- noun - the capacity for being stretched
- verb - occupy a large, elongated area
- verb - extend one's limbs or muscles, or the entire body
- verb - extend or stretch out to a greater or the full length
- verb - become longer by being stretched and pulled
- verb - make long or longer by pulling and stretching
- verb - lie down comfortably
- verb - pull in opposite directions
- verb - extend the scope or meaning of
- verb - corrupt, debase, or make impure by adding a foreign or inferior substance
- verb - increase in quantity or bulk by adding a cheaper substance
- verb - extend one's body or limbs
- adj - having an elongated seating area
- adj - easily stretched
- To lengthen, widen, or distend: stretched the sweater out of shape.
- To cause to extend from one place to another or across a given space: stretched the banner between two poles.
- To make taut; tighten: stretched the tarpaulin until it ripped.
- To reach or put forth; extend: stretched out his hand.
- To extend (oneself or one’s limbs, for example) to full length: stretches herself after waking up; stretched his calves before running.
- To extend (oneself) when lying down: she stretched herself out on the couch and fell asleep.
- To put to torture on the rack.
- To wrench or strain (a muscle, for example).
- To extend or enlarge beyond the usual or proper limits: stretch the meaning of a word; stretch one’s imagination.
- To subject to undue strain: This situation really stretches my patience.
- To expand in order to fulfill a larger function: stretch a budget; stretch a paycheck.
- To increase the quantity of by admixture or dilution: stretch a meal by thinning the stew.
- To prolong: stretch out an argument; stretch the payments.
- To fell by a blow: stretched his opponent in the first round.
- To become lengthened, widened, or distended.
- To extend or reach over a distance or an area or in a given direction: “On both sides of us stretched the wet plain” (Ernest Hemingway).
- To lie down at full length: stretched out on the bed for a nap.
- To extend one’s muscles or limbs, as after prolonged sitting or on awakening.
- To extend over a given period of time: “This story stretches over a whole generation” (William Golding).
- The act of stretching or the state of being stretched.
- The extent or scope to which something can be stretched; elasticity.
- A continuous or unbroken length, area, or expanse: an empty stretch of highway.
- A straight section of a racecourse or track, especially the section leading to the finish line.
- A continuous period of time.
- A term of imprisonment: served a two-year stretch.
- The last stage of an event, a period, or a process.
- The movement in which a pitcher raises both hands to the height of the head and then lowers them to the waist for a short pause before pitching the ball.
- Made of an elastic material that stretches easily: stretch pants.
- Of, relating to, or being a vehicle, such as a limousine or passenger jet, having an extended seating area that provides extra space for more passengers, leg room, or amenities.
- verb - to draw out or open to full length
There are 7 letters in STRETCH: C E H R S T T
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