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Princeton's WordNet

  1. stretching(noun)

    act of expanding by lengthening or widening

    Synonyms:
    stretch

  2. stretch, stretching(noun)

    exercise designed to extend the limbs and muscles to their full extent

    Synonyms:
    stint, reach, stretchiness, stretch, stretchability, reaching

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. stretching(n)

    Synonyms:
    tension, distension, extension, porrection, pandiculation, intension

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "stretching":

    stretch, extending

How to pronounce stretching?

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How to use stretching in a sentence?

  1. Poonsuk Poonsukcharoen:

    With legitimacy stretching thin and achievements falling flat, the junta feels the pressure to silence critics to maintain its power.

  2. Cal Fire Chief Ken Pimlott:

    We're certainly stretching our resources.

  3. Author Unknown:

    Too many people confine their exercise to jumping to conclusions, running up bills, stretching the truth, bending over backward, lying down on the job, sidestepping responsibility and pushing their luck.

  4. Amy Klobuchar:

    I will tell you this, there is a complete lack of empathy in this guy in the White House right now and I will bring back to you, if you have trouble stretching your paycheck to pay for that rent, I know you and I will fight for you. If you have trouble deciding if youre going to pay for your child care or your long-term care, I know you and I will fight for you. I do not have the biggest name up on this stage, I dont have the biggest bank account, Im not a political newcomer with no record, but I have a record of fighting for people.

  5. Maximiliano Isi:

    The secret to this whole business is that the waveform the pattern of this stretching and squeezing encodes information on the source, the thing that made this gravitational wave.

Images & Illustrations of stretching

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