Explicație stretch în Dicționarul Englez Englez

stretch

(strech )

substantiv
the act of physically reaching or thrusting out
substantiv
extension to or beyond the ordinary limit
"running at full stretch"
"by no stretch of the imagination"
"beyond any stretch of his understanding"

substantiv
exercise designed to extend the limbs and muscles to their full extent
substantiv
a straightaway section of a racetrack
substantiv
the capacity for being stretched
substantiv
a large and unbroken expanse or distance
"a stretch of highway"
"a stretch of clear water"

substantiv
an unbroken period of time during which you do something
"there were stretches of boredom"
"he did a stretch in the federal penitentiary"

verb
extend one''s limbs or muscles, or the entire body
"Stretch your legs!"
"Extend your right arm above your head"

verb
extend one''s body or limbs
"Let''s stretch for a minute--we''ve been sitting here for over 3 hours"

verb
increase in quantity or bulk by adding a cheaper substance
"stretch the soup by adding some more cream"
"extend the casserole with a little rice"

verb
become longer by being stretched and pulled
"The fabric stretches"

verb
make long or longer by pulling and stretching
"stretch the fabric"

verb
corrupt, debase, or make impure by adding a foreign or inferior substance
often by replacing valuable ingredients with inferior ones
"adulterate liquor"

verb
extend the scope or meaning of
often unduly
"Stretch the limits"
"stretch my patience"
"stretch the imagination"

verb
pull in opposite directions
"During the Inquisition, the torturers would stretch their victims on a rack"

verb
lie down comfortably
"To enjoy the picnic, we stretched out on the grass"

verb
extend or stretch out to a greater or the full length
"Unfold the newspaper"
"stretch out that piece of cloth"
"extend the TV antenna"

verb
occupy a large, elongated area
"The park stretched beneath the train line"

adjectiv
easily stretched
"stretch hosiery"




Antonime:
(verb) contract, shrink



Sinonime:
(substantiv) reach, stint
(verb) adulterate, debase, dilute, elongate, extend, unfold