Textual thesaurus for "stretch"

(noun) reach, reaching

the act of physically reaching or thrusting out

(noun) stretching

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

(noun) stretchability, stretchiness

the capacity for being stretched

(noun) stint

an unbroken period of time during which you do something

there were stretches of boredom; he did a stretch in the federal penitentiary

(verb) extend

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

Stretch your legs!; Extend your right arm above your head

(verb) stretch out

extend one's body or limbs

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

(verb) extend

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

(verb) elongate

make long or longer by pulling and stretching

stretch the fabric

(verb) adulterate, dilute, debase, load

corrupt, debase, or make impure by adding a foreign or inferior substance; often by replacing valuable ingredients with inferior ones

adulterate liquor

(verb) stretch out

lie down comfortably

To enjoy the picnic, we stretched out on the grass

(verb) extend, stretch out, unfold

extend or stretch out to a greater or the full length

Unfold the newspaper; stretch out that piece of cloth; extend the TV antenna

(verb) stretch along

occupy a large, elongated area

The park stretched beneath the train line