stretch+forth

  • 1 stretch forth — verb thrust or extend out (Freq. 2) He held out his hand point a finger extend a hand the bee exserted its sting • Syn: ↑exsert, ↑stretch out, ↑put out, ↑ …

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  • 2 Stretch — Stretch, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Stretched}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Stretching}.] [OE. strecchen, AS. streccan; akin to D. strekken, G. strecken, OHG. strecchen, Sw. str[ a]cka, Dan. str[ae]kke; cf. AS. str[ae]ck, strec, strong, violent, G. strack… …

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  • 3 stretch out — verb 1. extend or stretch out to a greater or the full length (Freq. 2) Unfold the newspaper stretch out that piece of cloth extend the TV antenna • Syn: ↑unfold, ↑stretch, ↑extend …

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  • 4 stretch — I. v. a. 1. Strain, tighten, make tense. 2. Extend, lengthen, elongate, draw out. 3. Reach, stretch forth, hold out, extend, put forth. 4. Spread, expand, unfold, display. 5. Strain, sprain. 6. Exaggerate, extend too far, strain. II …

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  • 5 stretch — [n1] expanse amplitude, area, branch, breadth, bridge, compass, dimension, distance, expansion, extension, extent, gamut, length, orbit, proliferation, purview, radius, range, reach, region, scope, space, span, spread, sweep, tract, wing;… …

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  • 6 Forth and Clyde Junction Railway — The Forth and Clyde Junction Railway was a railway line in Scotland which ran from Balloch to Stirling.It shared a short stretch from Gartness Junction to Buchlyvie Junction with the Glasgow to Aberfoyle line. Opening The line was opened on 25… …

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  • 7 stretch — stretchable, adj. stretchability, n. /strech/, v.t. 1. to draw out or extend (oneself, a body, limbs, wings, etc.) to the full length or extent (often fol. by out): to stretch oneself out on the ground. 2. to hold out, reach forth, or extend (one …

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  • 8 stretch — /strɛtʃ / (say strech) verb (t) 1. Also, stretch out. to draw out or extend (oneself, the body, limbs, wings, etc.) to the full length or extent: to stretch oneself out on the ground. 2. to hold out, reach forth, or extend (the hand or something… …

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  • 9 Forth and Clyde Canal — The Forth and Clyde Canal crosses Scotland, providing a route for sea going vessels between the Firth of Forth and the Firth of Clyde at the narrowest part of the Scottish Lowlands. The canal is 35 miles (56 km) long and its eastern end is… …

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  • 10 Forth, River — River, south central Scotland. It flows east for 116 mi (187 km) from its headwaters on the slopes of Ben Lomond to enter the Firth of Forth, an estuary extending inland from the North Sea for 48 mi (77 km); the estuary varies in width from 1.5… …

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  • 11 stretch — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. extend, lengthen, spread, expand, increase; stretch out, sprawl; informal, exaggerate, strain, force. n. expansion, reach, range; length, field, expanse; elasticity; long run, distance, home or… …

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  • 12 stretch — v 1. extend, draw out, pull, tense, tauten; lengthen, elongate; widen, broaden; expand, enlarge, increase, amplify, aggrandize; distend, dilate, puff up, blow up, balloon, inflate. 2. offer, proffer, hold out, reach out, reach forth. 3. spread,… …

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  • 13 To put forth — Put Put, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Put}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Putting}.] [AS. potian to thrust: cf. Dan. putte to put, to put into, Fries. putje; perh. akin to W. pwtio to butt, poke, thrust; cf. also Gael. put to push, thrust, and E. potter, v. i.] 1. To …

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  • 14 out|stretch — «owt STREHCH», transitive verb. 1. to stretch out or forth. 2. to extend in area or content; expand …

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  • 15 put forth — I. (Active.) 1. Exert, bring into play, bring into action, make manifest. 2. Extend, thrust out, reach, stretch out. 3. Emit, send out, throw out. 4. Publish, issue. 5. Propose, offer to notice. II. (Nuttier.) 1 …

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  • 16 Stretched — Stretch Stretch, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Stretched}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Stretching}.] [OE. strecchen, AS. streccan; akin to D. strekken, G. strecken, OHG. strecchen, Sw. str[ a]cka, Dan. str[ae]kke; cf. AS. str[ae]ck, strec, strong, violent, G. strack …

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  • 17 Stretching — Stretch Stretch, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Stretched}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Stretching}.] [OE. strecchen, AS. streccan; akin to D. strekken, G. strecken, OHG. strecchen, Sw. str[ a]cka, Dan. str[ae]kke; cf. AS. str[ae]ck, strec, strong, violent, G. strack …

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  • 18 extend — /əkˈstɛnd / (say uhk stend), /ɛk / (say ek ) verb (t) 1. to stretch out; draw out to the full length. 2. to stretch, draw, or arrange in a given direction, or so as to reach a particular point, as a cord or a line of troops. 3. to stretch forth… …

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  • 19 1 Samuel 26 — 1 And the Ziphites came unto Saul to Gibeah, saying, Doth not David hide himself in the hill of Hachilah, which is before Jeshimon? 2 Then Saul arose, and went down to the wilderness of Ziph, having three thousand chosen men of Israel with him,… …

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  • 20 Exodus 8 — 1 And the LORD spake unto Moses, Go unto Pharaoh, and say unto him, Thus saith the LORD, Let my people go, that they may serve me. 2 And if thou refuse to let them go, behold, I will smite all thy borders with frogs: 3 And the river shall bring… …

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