Results for stretch

Definitions of stretch:

part of speech: noun

Act of stretching: effort: struggle: reach: extension: state of being stretched: utmost extent of meaning: course.

part of speech: verb transitive

To extend: to draw out: to expand: to reach out: to exaggerate, strain, or carry further than is right.

part of speech: noun

Extension in length or breadth; effort; utmost extent or reach; course; direction.

part of speech: noun

The act of straining or extending; state of being strained or extended; effort; extension; overstrain; a continuous line, space, or time.

part of speech: verb intransitive

To be drawn out: to be extended: to extend without breaking.

part of speech: verb

To draw out to greater length; to spread; to expand; to strain beyond the truth.

part of speech: verb transitive

To draw out to a greater length or width; as, to stretch rubber; hence, to draw tight; as, to stretch a tent; extend or reach out; as, to stretch out the arm; extend between two points; as, to stretch a rope across a street; strain; as, to stretch every nerve; exaggerate; as, to stretch the truth.

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