Key: "S:" = Show Synset (semantic) relations, "W:" = Show Word (lexical) relations
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- S: (n) stretch (a large and unbroken expanse or distance) "a stretch of highway"; "a stretch of clear water"
- S: (n) reach, reaching, stretch (the act of physically reaching or thrusting out)
- S: (n) stretch (a straightaway section of a racetrack)
- S: (n) stretch, stretching (exercise designed to extend the limbs and muscles to their full extent)
- S: (n) stretch (extension to or beyond the ordinary limit) "running at full stretch"; "by no stretch of the imagination"; "beyond any stretch of his understanding"
- S: (n) stretch, stint (an unbroken period of time during which you do something) "there were stretches of boredom"; "he did a stretch in the federal penitentiary"
- S: (n) stretch, stretchiness, stretchability (the capacity for being stretched)
- S: (v) stretch, stretch along (occupy a large, elongated area) "The park stretched beneath the train line"
- S: (v) stretch, extend (extend one's limbs or muscles, or the entire body) "Stretch your legs!"; "Extend your right arm above your head"
- S: (v) unfold, stretch, stretch out, extend (extend or stretch out to a greater or the full length) "Unfold the newspaper"; "stretch out that piece of cloth"; "extend the TV antenna"
- S: (v) stretch (become longer by being stretched and pulled) "The fabric stretches"
- S: (v) elongate, stretch (make long or longer by pulling and stretching) "stretch the fabric"
- S: (v) stretch, stretch out (lie down comfortably) "To enjoy the picnic, we stretched out on the grass"
- S: (v) stretch (pull in opposite directions) "During the Inquisition, the torturers would stretch their victims on a rack"
- S: (v) stretch (extend the scope or meaning of; often unduly) "Stretch the limits"; "stretch my patience"; "stretch the imagination"
- S: (v) load, adulterate, stretch, dilute, debase (corrupt, debase, or make impure by adding a foreign or inferior substance; often by replacing valuable ingredients with inferior ones) "adulterate liquor"
- S: (v) extend, stretch (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"
- S: (v) stretch, stretch out (extend one's body or limbs) "Let's stretch for a minute--we've been sitting here for over 3 hours"
- S: (adj) stretch (having an elongated seating area) "a stretch limousine"
- S: (adj) stretch (easily stretched) "stretch hosiery"