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elongate

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of elongate

  1. to make longer in his paintings the artist elongated the bodies of angels to give them a spiritual quality Synonyms drag (out), draw out, extend, lengthen, outstretch, prolong, protract, stretchRelated Words amplify, enlarge, expand, increase; attenuate, thinNear Antonyms decrease, diminish, lessen, reduce; thickenAntonyms abbreviate, abridge, curtail, cut, cut back, shorten


elongate

adjective
variants: or

elongated

Synonyms and Antonyms of elongate

  1. of great extent from end to end the giraffe's elongate neck is thought to be the result of natural selection Synonyms long (or elongated), extended, king-size (or king-sized), lengthyRelated Words extensive, far-reaching, longish, outstretched; oblong, rectangular; big, biggish, considerable, hefty, hulking, jumbo, large, largish, overscale (or overscaled), oversize (or oversized), sizable (or sizeable), substantial, superNear Antonyms abbreviated, abridged, curtailed, diminished, shortened; bitty, diminutive, little, miniature, minute, puny, small, smallish, teeny, tiny, undersized (also undersize), weeAntonyms brief, curt, short, shortish


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