outstretch

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verb out·stretch \ˌau̇t-ˈstrech\

Definition of outstretch

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to stretch out :  extend

Examples of outstretch in a sentence

  1. <the dog had outstretched his legs and was lying across the width of the doorway>

  2. <having outstretched our lunch break beyond all reason, we reluctantly headed back to work>

15th Century

First Known Use of outstretch

15th century


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