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Stretch 1

Definition: To reach out; to extend; to put forth.

Stretch 2

Definition: To draw out to the full length; to cause to extend in a straight line; as, to stretch a cord or rope.

Stretch 3

Definition: To cause to extend in breadth; to spread; to expand; as, to stretch cloth; to stretch the wings.

Stretch 4

Definition: To make tense; to tighten; to distend forcibly.

Stretch 5

Definition: To draw or pull out to greater length; to strain; as, to stretch a tendon or muscle.

Stretch 6

Definition: To be extended; to be drawn out in length or in breadth, or both; to spread; to reach; as, the iron road stretches across the continent; the lake stretches over fifty square miles.

Stretch 7

Definition: To be extended, or to bear extension, without breaking, as elastic or ductile substances.

Stretch 8

Definition: To strain the truth; to exaggerate; as, a man apt to stretch in his report of facts.

Stretch 9

Definition: To sail by the wind under press of canvas; as, the ship stretched to the eastward.

Stretch 10

Definition: Act of stretching, or state of being stretched; reach; effort; struggle; strain; as, a stretch of the limbs; a stretch of the imagination.

Stretch 11

Definition: A continuous line or surface; a continuous space of time; as, grassy stretches of land.

Stretch 12

Definition: The extent to which anything may be stretched.

Stretch 13

Definition: Course; direction; as, the stretch of seams of coal.

stretch 14

Definition: the act of physically reaching or thrusting out

stretch 15

Definition: extension to or beyond the ordinary limit; "running at full stretch"; "by no stretch of the imagination"; "beyond any stretch of his understanding"

stretch 16

Definition: exercise designed to extend the limbs and muscles to their full extent

stretch 17

Definition: a straightaway section of a racetrack

stretch 18

Definition: the capacity for being stretched

stretch 19

Definition: a large and unbroken expanse or distance; "a stretch of highway"; "a stretch of clear water"

stretch 20

Definition: an unbroken period of time during which you do something; "there were stretches of boredom"; "he did a stretch in the federal penitentiary"

stretch 21

Definition: extend one''s limbs or muscles, or the entire body; "Stretch your legs!"; "Extend your right arm above your head"

stretch 22

Definition: extend one''s body or limbs; "Let''s stretch for a minute--we''ve been sitting here for over hours"

stretch 23

Definition: 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 24

Definition: become longer by being stretched and pulled; "The fabric stretches"

stretch 25

Definition: make long or longer by pulling and stretching; "stretch the fabric"

stretch 26

Definition: corrupt, debase, or make impure by adding a foreign or inferior substance; often by replacing valuable ingredients with inferior ones; "adulterate liquor"

stretch 27

Definition: extend the scope or meaning of; often unduly; "Stretch the limits"; "stretch my patience"; "stretch the imagination"

stretch 28

Definition: pull in opposite directions; "During the Inquisition, the torturers would stretch their victims on a rack"

stretch 29

Definition: lie down comfortably; "To enjoy the picnic, we stretched out on the grass"

stretch 30

Definition: extend or stretch out to a greater or the full length; "Unfold the newspaper"; "stretch out that piece of cloth"; "extend the TV antenna"

stretch 31

Definition: occupy a large, elongated area; "The park stretched beneath the train line"

stretch 32

Definition: easily stretched; "stretch hosiery"

 

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