Examples of lengthen in a Sentence
The days lengthened with the approach of spring.
Proper care will lengthen the life of the engine.
lengthen a pair of trousers
Recent Examples of lengthen from the Web
And over the years a stream of drugs has improved treatment and lengthened lives.
Cheslor Cuthbert grounded out with the potential tying run on second base in the eighth inning after Whit Merrifield lengthened his league-best hitting streak to 16 games.
In response, the board lengthened the performance period for part of the bosses’ stock and adjusted the metrics that determine payout.
That flexibility opened the way for districts to try four-day weeks — a move that in many cases required lengthening each remaining day by about 45 minutes.
The port says the project will lengthen the deep-water turnaround area from 900 feet to 2,400 feet to accommodate up to five new berths for larger cargo ships.
In 2010, NASA lengthened the spacecraft's mission to operate up to the summer solstice—the longest day of summer in the northern hemisphere and the shortest day of winter in the southern hemisphere.
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Handle can be lengthened, and while the gear basket isn't super-accessible, the capacious sunshade provides protection from both UVA rays and paparazzi.
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Synonym Discussion of lengthen
LENGTHEN Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of lengthen for English Language Learners
: to become longer
: to make (something) longer
LENGTHEN Defined for Kids
Definition of lengthen for Students
: to make or become longer lengthen a dress
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