Synonyms of stretch in English:

stretch


See definition of stretch

verb

1‘the material stretches’

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be elastic, be stretchy, be stretchable, be tensile

2‘he stretched the elastic until it snapped’

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pull, pull out, draw out, extend, lengthen, elongate
expand, distend

3‘stretch your weekend into a mini summer vacation’

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prolong, lengthen, make longer, extend, extend the duration of, draw out, spin out, protract
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shorten

4‘my budget won't stretch to a weekend at a health farm’

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be sufficient for, be enough for, cover, reach to
afford, have the money for

5‘the cost of the court case has stretched their finances’

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put a strain on, put great demands on, overtax, overextend, be too much for
drain, sap

6‘Owen was stretching the truth a little’

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bend, strain, distort
exaggerate, overstate, embellish, overdraw
informal lay it on thick

7‘she stretched out her hand to him’

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reach out, hold out, put out, extend, outstretch, thrust out, stick out
proffer, offer
literary outreach
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withdraw

8‘he stood up and stretched his arms’

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extend, straighten, straighten out, unbend

9‘she stretched out on the sofa’

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lie down, recline, lean back, be recumbent, be prostrate, be prone, sprawl, drape oneself, lounge, loll

10‘the desert stretches for miles’

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extend, spread, continue, range, unfold, unroll, be unbroken
cover, span

noun

1‘magnificent stretches of forest’

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expanse, area, tract, belt, sweep, extent, spread, reach
length, distance

2‘a four-hour stretch’

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period, time, spell, term, run, stint, session
tour of duty, shift

3‘he's served six years of a ten-year stretch’

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prison sentence, sentence, prison term
North American informal rap

adjective

1‘today's popular stretch fabrics’

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stretchy, stretchable, elastic, elasticated