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Princeton's WordNet

  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 Words

  1. stretchingnoun

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

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  1. List of paraphrases for "stretching":

    stretch, extending

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How to use stretching in a sentence?

  1. Angi McClure:

    Stretching the front of the chest can open up the heart and release any tension that we hold in that area, [be it] physically or mentally.

  2. Alyssa Russomondo:

    The most challenging part was stretching out the feedings, when we were trying to get it to four hours we would try taking him for a walk in the stroller to calm him down and just distract him for a little bit.

  3. German Efromovich:

    The initial plan was to renew the entire fleet for 2024, starting in 2017, what we're viewing now...is stretching the start of this process out to 2019-2020.

  4. Jackson Browne:

    I love to read. I love to stretch. In the morning, I get up, and if I'm not in a hurry, I will lie on the floor on a rug, look through some books and magazines, and maybe listen to music and try to do stretching exercises to tune up.

  5. 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.


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