Another word for stretch

Noun

stretch, stretchability, stretchiness - the capacity for being stretched

reach, reaching, stretch - the act of physically reaching or thrusting out

stretch - extension to or beyond the ordinary limit

Example:- running at full stretch

stretch, stretching - exercise designed to extend the limbs and muscles to their full extent

stint, stretch - an unbroken period of time during which you do something

Example:- there were stretches of boredom

stretch - a straightaway section of a racetrack

stretch - a large and unbroken expanse or distance

Example:- a stretch of highway

Verb

stretch - pull in opposite directions

Example:- During the Inquisition, the torturers would stretch their victims on a rack

stretch, stretch along - occupy a large, elongated area

Example:- The park stretched beneath the train line

elongate, stretch - make long or longer by pulling and stretching

Example:- stretch the fabric

stretch, stretch out - lie down comfortably

Example:- To enjoy the picnic, we stretched out on the grass

extend, stretch - increase in quantity or bulk by adding a cheaper substance

Example:- stretch the soup by adding some more cream

stretch - extend the scope or meaning of; often unduly

Example:- Stretch the limits

extend, stretch, stretch out, unfold - extend or stretch out to a greater or the full length

Example:- Unfold the newspaper

extend, stretch - extend one's limbs or muscles, or the entire body

Example:- Stretch your legs!

stretch, stretch out - extend one's body or limbs

Example:- Let's stretch for a minute--we've been sitting here for over 3 hours

adulterate, debase, dilute, load, stretch - corrupt, debase, or make impure by adding a foreign or inferior substance; often by replacing valuable ingredients with inferior ones

Example:- adulterate liquor

stretch - become longer by being stretched and pulled

Example:- The fabric stretches

Adjective

stretch - having an elongated seating area

Example:- a stretch limousine

stretch - easily stretched

Example:- stretch hosiery

Tweets containing the word stretch

Source : WordNet