Skip to definition.
Get the FREE one-click dictionary software for Windows or the iPhone/iPad and Android apps


Verb: stretch out  strech awt
  1. Make longer or of full length; remove folds by pulling
    "stretch out that piece of cloth";
    - unfold, stretch, extend
     
  2. Lie down comfortably
    "To enjoy the picnic, we stretched out on the grass";
    - stretch
     
  3. Thrust or extend out
    "the bee stretched out its sting";
    - exsert, put out, extend, hold out, stretch forth
     
  4. Extend one's body or limbs
    "Let's stretch out for a minute--we've been sitting here for over 3 hours";
    - stretch
     
  5. Stretch (the neck) so as to see better
    "The women stretched out their necks to see the President drive by";
    - crane

Derived forms: stretching out, stretches out, stretched out

Type of: change form, change shape, deform, extend, gesticulate, gesture, lie, lie down, motion, move, stretch