Definitions

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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of stretch.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective extended or spread over a wide area or distance
  • adjective (of muscles) relieved of stiffness by stretching

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Examples

  • The latest of six Toyodas to run the company since it was established in 1937, Akio outlined bold, specific steps to reverse what he described as a stretched expansion that had weakened Toyota's traditional strengths.

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  • “Somebody or something just takes him away, and there’s nothing—” the word stretched into a moan “—nothing we can do.”

    The Life You Longed For

  • “Somebody or something just takes him away, and there’s nothing—” the word stretched into a moan “—nothing we can do.”

    The Life You Longed For

  • “Somebody or something just takes him away, and there’s nothing—” the word stretched into a moan “—nothing we can do.”

    The Life You Longed For

  • “Somebody or something just takes him away, and there’s nothing—” the word stretched into a moan “—nothing we can do.”

    The Life You Longed For

  • For this I was criticized by those who appreciate the combination of firearms, streetwalker fashion, and boob-skin stretched to the absolute limits of elasticity.

    Booth Babes?

  • This is a remnant of the ancient Forest of Caledon that is reputed to have once stretched from the Beauly Firth to the Argyll coast.

    Country diary: Glen Strathfarrar

  • A single steel column in the center of the room stretched from the floor to the ceiling, intersecting the catwalk.

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  • The men around me were a horror: walking corpses of skin stretched tight over bone; sunken eyes and cheeks making their faces show too much of the skull beneath.

    On Desperate Seas « A Fly in Amber

  • If the lady is not out of shape then it is only age that made the elbow and other skin stretched out.

    Modest Feminine Dress From the Pages of 1990 Victoria Magazine

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