stretch

Part of speech: verb

To draw out; draw tight.

Part of speech: verb

To extend or be extended; spread; exaggerate.

Part of speech: noun

An act of streching.

Part of speech: noun

Extent or reach of that which stretches.

Part of speech: noun

A continuous extent of space or of time.

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Usage examples "stretch":

  1. " But she happens to be the only woman I've ever really wanted to marry, for more than a few days at a stretch. - "Their Silver Wedding Journey", William Dean Howells.
  2. After the head is mounted and set, stretch the skin. - "Taxidermy", Leon Luther Pray.
  3. How black their limbs stretch across the moon- lit sky! - "Checkmate", Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu.