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Synonyms for stretching
stretch·ing

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Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes

  1. stretchingnoun

    act of expanding by lengthening or widening

    Synonyms:
    stretch

  2. stretch, stretchingnoun

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

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

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Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words4.0 / 1 vote

  1. stretchingnoun

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

PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "stretching":

    stretch, extending

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#2254reach
#5572stretch
#6257reaching
#8223extending
#12711stretching
#28795stint

How to use stretching in a sentence?

  1. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow:

    To be seventy years old is like climbing the Alps. You reach a snow-crowned summit, and see behind you the deep valley stretching miles and miles away, and before you other summits higher and whiter, which you may have strength to climb, or may not. Then you sit down and meditate and wonder which it will be.

  2. Brian Fallon:

    It begins with rhetorically stretching out an open hand.

  3. Cal Fire Chief Ken Pimlott:

    We're certainly stretching our resources.

  4. Riverkeeper Dan Tonsmeire:

    With the exacerbated drought conditions that we have now, it’s like stretching the rubber band a lot further than where we would typically get to, you get to a point where the rubber band won’t come back to where it was or even worse it would break and the system unravels.

  5. Pat Schloss:

    It's really helpful in stretching our concept of what is the human microbiome.


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