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Synonyms for stretcher
ˈstrɛtʃ ər

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. stretcher(noun)

    a wooden framework on which canvas is stretched and fixed for oil painting

    capstone, coping stone, copestone

  2. stretcher(noun)

    a mechanical device used to make something larger (as shoes or gloves) by stretching it

    capstone, coping stone, copestone

  3. stretcher(noun)

    a litter for transporting people who are ill or wounded or dead; usually consists of a sheet of canvas stretched between two poles

    capstone, coping stone, copestone

  4. capstone, copestone, coping stone, stretcher(noun)

    a stone that forms the top of wall or building

    capstone, coping stone, copestone, finishing touch

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  1. stretcher(n)


PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "stretcher":

    gurney, litter

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How to use stretcher in a sentence?

  1. Mike Manazir:

    The joint fight is a greater stretcher than just the Navy fight.

  2. Giulio Gallera:

    This measure was key to save lives at a time when we couldn't find a corner in emergency rooms to put someone on a stretcher.

  3. Sonja Nixon Frazier:

    I saw him grab one of their arms when they were lifting him up in the stretcher and that was when I knew he would be okay, i don't look at Sonja Nixon Frazier as a hero. This is what I was supposed to do. It doesn't matter who he was or what skin color he had. I knew I was there to save his life. But it really was overwhelming emotionally. After I just smoked a cigarette and cried.

  4. Anuj Somany:

    The literature is on stretcher thanks to the many people who are knowingly giving support for own gain to the plagiarizer.

  5. Susana Calderon:

    I saw my husband when they put me on a stretcher to take me to hospital, i saw he was very badly wounded. He had a broken arm, like me. He had many wounds on his back, his waist, his whole spine, his legs.

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