HyperDic: stretch_out

English > 5 senses of the expression stretch out:
VERBmotionstretch out, unfold, stretch, extendextend or stretch out to a greater or the full length
motionstretch out, stretchlie down comfortably
bodystretch out, exsert, put out, extend, hold out, stretch forththrust or extend out
bodystretch out, stretchextend one's body or limbs
bodystretch out, cranestretch (the neck) so as to see better
English > stretch out: 5 senses > verb 1, motion
MeaningExtend or stretch out to a greater or the full length.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s something
Example "stretch out that piece of cloth"
Synonymsunfold, stretch, extend
Broaderchange shape, change form, deformassume a different shape or form
Similar toextendopen or straighten out
Spanishdesdoblar, desenvolver, desplegar, distender, estirar, extender
Catalandesdoblar, desembolicar, desplegar, distendre, estendre, estirar
English > stretch out: 5 senses > verb 2, motion
Meaninglie down comfortably.
PatternSomebody ----s
Synonymstretch
Broaderlie down, lieassume a reclining position
Spanishestirarse, tenderse
English > stretch out: 5 senses > verb 3, body
Meaningthrust or extend out.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymsexsert, put out, extend, hold out, stretch forth
NarrowerhyperextendExtend a joint beyond its normal range
Broadergesticulate, gesture, motionshow, express or direct through movement
Spanishextender
Catalanallargar, estendre
English > stretch out: 5 senses > verb 4, body
MeaningExtend one's body or limbs.
PatternSomebody ----s
Synonymstretch
BroadermoveMove so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion
Spanishestirar
Catalanestirar
English > stretch out: 5 senses > verb 5, body
Meaningstretch (the neck) so as to see better.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymcrane
Broaderstretch, extendExtend one's limbs or muscles, or the entire body
Spanishestirarse
Catalanestirar-se

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