English dictionary definition of:

stretch


Noun

  • the act of physically reaching or thrusting out
  • extension to or beyond the ordinary limit
  • exercise designed to extend the limbs and muscles to their full extent
  • a straightaway section of a racetrack
  • the capacity for being stretched
  • a large and unbroken expanse or distance
  • an unbroken period of time during which you do something

Verb

  • extend one's limbs or muscles, or the entire body
  • extend one's body or limbs
  • increase in quantity or bulk by adding a cheaper substance
  • become longer by being stretched and pulled
  • make long or longer by pulling and stretching
  • corrupt, debase, or make impure by adding a foreign or inferior substance; often by replacing valuable ingredients with inferior ones
  • extend the scope or meaning of; often unduly
  • pull in opposite directions
  • lie down comfortably
  • extend or stretch out to a greater or the full length
  • occupy a large, elongated area

Adjective

  • easily stretched
  • having an elongated seating area

Thesaurus

adulterate debase dilute elongate extend load reach reaching stint stretchability stretchiness stretching unfold

Spellzone course content

View spelling list Using tch to spell the /ch/ sound and learn about the word stretch in the Spellzone English spelling course, Unit 4. Spelling the consonant digraphs, Part 1.

Scrabble score for stretch


Scrabble score = 12

generated at 15:00:32 on 18-11-19

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