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Synonyms for stretch

straighten out

expand

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put demands on

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afford

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Synonyms for stretch

to move or arrange so as to cover a larger area

to proceed on a certain course or for a certain distance

to extend, especially an appendage

to be or place oneself in a prostrate or recumbent position

to take repose, as by sleeping or lying quietly

the measure of how far or long something goes in space, time, or degree

an extent, measured or unmeasured, of linear space

a wide and open area, as of land, sky, or water

a specific length of time characterized by the occurrence of certain conditions or events

a limited or specific period of time during which something happens, lasts, or extends

a term of service, as in the military or in prison

a limited, often assigned period of activity, duty, or opportunity

Synonyms for stretch

a large and unbroken expanse or distance

the act of physically reaching or thrusting out

a straightaway section of a racetrack

exercise designed to extend the limbs and muscles to their full extent

extension to or beyond the ordinary limit

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an unbroken period of time during which you do something

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the capacity for being stretched

occupy a large, elongated area

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extend one's limbs or muscles, or the entire body

extend or stretch out to a greater or the full length

become longer by being stretched and pulled

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make long or longer by pulling and stretching

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lie down comfortably

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pull in opposite directions

extend the scope or meaning of

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corrupt, debase, or make impure by adding a foreign or inferior substance

increase in quantity or bulk by adding a cheaper substance

extend one's body or limbs

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having an elongated seating area

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easily stretched

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The construction of the Lietavska Laka Dubna Skala stretch with the price tag of Pound 410 million started in 2014 and the original deadline for its completion remains unchanged for now December 2019.
Breathe freely as you hold each stretch for around 30 seconds.
But we should keep in mind that before we stretch we must warm up and should gauge the limit as well.
The analysis of variance indicated a statistically significant difference in relative changes of SROM values between the four acute stretch interventions (P < 0.
The stretching rate in the stretch gap was calculated according to Eq.
This study recognized the idea that the stretch may not have been performed at long enough intervals, however, the conclusion drawn was that there was not a worthwhile reduction in lower limb injury due to pre-exercise stretching (Pope et al.
The measurement was repeated three times with a 10 second rest in between, taken only on the right lower limb as participants were instructed to stretch only their right hamstring muscles.
Leigh Heflin, program coordinator of the Harkness Center for Dance Injuries at New York University's Langone Medical Center's Hospital for Joint Diseases, warns that if you don't stretch all areas of tightness, you could create imbalances in the body.
Another reason athletes stretch is because they believe it helps to prevent or treat sore muscles.
Duration of stretch does not influence the degree of force loss following static stretching.
Static stretch-induced sprint performance impairments were diminished following 6 weeks of static stretch and sprint training (Chaouachi et al.
Whether you stretch or don't stretch before you run, you should continue what you're doing, suggests research presented in February at the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons' annual meeting.
A broad review of "stretching" in the literature has not conclusively determined whether a pre-run static stretch protects runners from injury during their routine training.
Washington, Sep 8 (ANI): A new study has suggested that distance runners who stretch before running may not to be able run as far-and yet spend more energy doing it.