Stretching Meaning and Definition


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Stretching meaning

Word: Stretching

How to pronounce: ˈstreʧɪŋ

How to pronounce: streʧ

Verb

Definitions:

1. (of something soft or elastic) be made or be capable of being made longer or wider without tearing or breaking.

Example sentences: "My jumper stretched in the wash"

2. Straighten or extend one's body or a part of one's body to its full length, typically so as to tighten one's muscles or in order to reach something.

Example sentences: "The cat yawned and stretched"

3. Extend or spread over an area or period of time.

Example sentences: "The beach stretches for over four miles"

4. Make great demands on the capacity or resources of.

Example sentences: "The cost of the court case has stretched their finances to the limit"

Noun

Definitions:

1. An act of stretching one's limbs or body.

Example sentences: "I got up and had a stretch"

2. A continuous area or expanse of land or water.

Example sentences: "A treacherous stretch of road"

3. A stretch limo.


Synonyms:

sprain

tensile

distension

dilation

distention

tension

tensioning

strain

extension

bracing

elongation

cooker hood

lengthening


Synonyms:

stretchable

elastic

extend

lengthen

spread

reach

prolong

expand

protract

elongate

unfold

exaggerate

tension

sprain

strain

tense

load

space

field

outstretch

pull

tauten

drag

remove

length

range

stint

extent

scale

elongation

stretchability

expansion

outspread

springy

rubbery

reaching

bit

supple


Antonyms:

shrink

reduce


Derivations:

stretched

stretchy

stretch

stretcher

stretching

stretcher

stretchy


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Stretching in Other Languages...

Spanish: Estiramiento

German: Stretching

French: étirement

Italian: Stretching

Turkish: Gerilme


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