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  Definition of Stretch out
  1. thrust or extend out; "He held out his hand"; "point a finger"; "extend a hand"; "the bee exserted its sting"
  2. stretch (the neck) so as to see better; "The women craned their necks to see the President drive by"
  3. extend one''s body or limbs; "Let''s stretch for a minute--we''ve been sitting here for over 3 hours"
  4. lie down comfortably; "To enjoy the picnic, we stretched out on the grass"
  5. extend or stretch out to a greater or the full length; "Unfold the newspaper"; "stretch out that piece of cloth"; "extend the TV antenna"
Similar Words: exsert, put out, extend, hold out, stretch forth, crane, stretch, unfold

 

Hyponyms: hyperextend

 

Grouped Verbs: extend

 

Derivational Morphology: extensor muscle, extensor, crane, reach, reaching, stretch

 

Anagrams: courthouse

 

 
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