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outstretch

verb

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1 to arrange the parts of (something) over a wider area
  • the dog had outstretched his legs and was lying across the width of the doorway

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2 to make longer
  • having outstretched our lunch break beyond all reason, we reluctantly headed back to work

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The first known use of outstretch was in the 15th century

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“Outstretch.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/outstretch. Accessed 24 Jan. 2021.

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