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outstretch

verb

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  1. 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 Synonyms of outstretch expand, extend, fan (out), flare (out), outspread, open, spread (out), stretch (out), unfold, unfurlWords Related to outstretch overspreadNear Antonyms of outstretch compact, compress, condense, reduceAntonyms of outstretch close, contract, fold

  2. 2 to make longer having outstretched our lunch break beyond all reason, we reluctantly headed back to work Synonyms of outstretch drag (out), draw out, elongate, lengthen, extend, prolong, protract, stretchWords Related to outstretch amplify, enlarge, expand, increase; attenuate, thinNear Antonyms of outstretch decrease, diminish, lessen, reduce; thickenAntonyms of outstretch abbreviate, abridge, curtail, cut, cut back, shorten


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