Textual thesaurus for "stretch out"

(verb) stretch forth, hold out, exsert, extend, put out

thrust or extend out

He held out his hand; point a finger; extend a hand; the bee exserted its sting

(verb) crane

stretch (the neck) so as to see better

The women craned their necks to see the President drive by

(verb) stretch

extend one's body or limbs

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

(verb) stretch

lie down comfortably

To enjoy the picnic, we stretched out on the grass

(verb) extend, stretch, 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