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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 three-year-old could not by any stretch of the imagination be referred to as one of the Warren Place stars.
A country in the grip of rising, violent crime with the prisons already full - not by any stretch of the imagination, a civilised society.
It didn't help, but it is not an excuse, not by any stretch of the imagination.
No, it's not by any stretch of the imagination a flying machine - but that's not its main purpose in life.
But we are not a first division side yet, not by any stretch of the imagination.
The police expressed a concern and this was reported accurately and in a manner which could not by any stretch of the imagination be described as sensational.
Asked if Wimbledon was an impossible dream, he said: "No it is not, it is not by any stretch of the imagination.
Not by any stretch of the imagination would I suggest that the crazed fitness and diet guru played by Josie Lawrence is anything like the legendary slimming-club supremo Rosemary Conley.
Hibs have won their last eight games, and don't look like falling away, not by any stretch of the imagination.
Transport Minister Kim Howells's visit to the region last week could not by any stretch of the imagination be considered a success either for him or the Government in which he serves.