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Definition 1: stretch (the neck) so as to see better - [verb of body]

Samples where stretch out or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The women craned their necks to see the President drive by

Synonyms for stretch out in the sense of this definition

(stretch out is a kind of ...) extend one's limbs or muscles, or the entire body

"Stretch your legs!" "Extend your right arm above your head"

Definition 2: thrust or extend out - [verb of body]

Samples where stretch out or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • He held out his hand
  • point a finger
  • extend a hand
  • the bee exserted its sting

Synonyms for stretch out in the sense of this definition

(stretch out is a kind of ...) show, express or direct through movement

"He gestured his desire to leave"

(... is a kind of stretch out ) extend a joint beyond its normal range

"Don't hyperextend your elbow"

Definition 3: extend one's body or limbs - [verb of body]

Samples where stretch out or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Let's stretch for a minute--we've been sitting here for over 3 hours

Synonyms for stretch out in the sense of this definition

(stretch out is a kind of ...) move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion

"He moved his hand slightly to the right"

Definition 4: extend or stretch out to a greater or the full length - [verb of motion]

Samples where stretch out or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Unfold the newspaper
  • stretch out that piece of cloth
  • extend the TV antenna

Synonyms for stretch out in the sense of this definition

(stretch out is a kind of ...) assume a different shape or form

(stretch out has a similar meaning as ...) open or straighten out; unbend

"Can we extend the legs of this dining table?"

Definition 5: lie down comfortably - [verb of motion]

Samples where stretch out or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • To enjoy the picnic, we stretched out on the grass

Synonyms for stretch out in the sense of this definition

(stretch out is a kind of ...) assume a reclining position

"lie down on the bed until you feel better"

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