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English → Indonesian (quick) Definition: stretch bidanan, bidang, bidasan, membujur, membuntangkan, mengulurkan
English → English (WordNet) Definition: stretch stretch adj 1: having an elongated seating area; “a stretch limousine” [syn: stretch(a)] 2: easily stretched; “stretch hosiery” stretch n 1: a large and unbroken expanse or distance; “a stretch of highway”; “a stretch of clear water” 2: the act of physically reaching or thrusting out [syn: reach, reaching] 3: a straightaway section of a racetrack 4: exercise designed to extend the limbs and muscles to their full extent [syn: stretching] 5: extension to or beyond the ordinary limit; “running at full stretch”; “by no stretch of the imagination”; “beyond any stretch of his understanding” 6: an unbroken period of time during which you do something; “there were stretches of boredom”; “he did a stretch in the federal penitentiary” [syn: stint] 7: the capacity for being stretched [syn: stretchiness, stretchability] stretch v 1: occupy a large, elongated area; “The park stretched beneath the train line” [syn: stretch along] 2: extend one's limbs or muscles, or the entire body; “Stretch your legs!”; “Extend your right arm above your head” [syn: extend] 3: extend or stretch out to a greater or the full length; “Unfold the newspaper”; “stretch out that piece of cloth”; “extend the TV antenna” [syn: unfold, stretch out, extend] 4: become longer by being stretched and pulled; “The fabric stretches” [ant: shrink] 5: make long or longer by pulling and stretching; “stretch the fabric” [syn: elongate] 6: lie down comfortably; “To enjoy the picnic, we stretched out on the grass” [syn: stretch out] 7: pull in opposite directions; “During the Inquisition, the torturers would stretch their victims on a rack” 8: extend the scope or meaning of; often unduly; “Stretch the limits”; “stretch my patience”; “stretch the imagination” 9: corrupt, debase, or make impure by adding a foreign or inferior substance; often by replacing valuable ingredients with inferior ones; “adulterate liquor” [syn: adulterate, dilute, debase] 10: 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” [syn: extend] 11: extend one's body or limbs; “Let's stretch for a minute--we've been sitting here for over 3 hours” [syn: stretch out ]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Stretch Stretch \Stretch\, v. i. 1. To be extended; to be drawn out in length or in breadth, or both; to spread; to reach; as, the iron road stretches across the continent; the lake stretches over fifty square miles. [1913 Webster] As far as stretcheth any ground. --Gower. [1913 Webster] 2. To extend or spread one's self, or one's limbs; as, the lazy man yawns and stretches. [1913 Webster] 3. To be extended, or to bear extension, without breaking, as elastic or ductile substances. [1913 Webster] The inner membrane . . . because it would stretch and yield, remained umbroken. --Boyle. [1913 Webster] 4. To strain the truth; to exaggerate; as, a man apt to stretch in his report of facts. [Obs. or Colloq.] [1913 Webster] 5. (Naut.) To sail by the wind under press of canvas; as, the ship stretched to the eastward. --Ham. Nav. Encyc. [1913 Webster] Stretch out, an order to rowers to extend themselves forward in dipping the oar. [1913 Webster] Stretch \Stretch\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Stretched; p. pr. & vb. n. Stretching.] [OE. strecchen, AS. streccan; akin to D. strekken, G. strecken, OHG. strecchen, Sw. str["a]cka, Dan. str[ae]kke; cf. AS. str[ae]ck, strec, strong, violent, G. strack straight; of uncertain origin, perhaps akin to E. strong. Cf. Straight.] 1. To reach out; to extend; to put forth. [1913 Webster] And stretch forth his neck long and small. --Chaucer. [1913 Webster] I in conquest stretched mine arm. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. To draw out to the full length; to cause to extend in a straight line; as, to stretch a cord or rope. [1913 Webster] 3. To cause to extend in breadth; to spread; to expand; as, to stretch cloth; to stretch the wings. [1913 Webster] 4. To make tense; to tighten; to distend forcibly. [1913 Webster] The ox hath therefore stretched his yoke in vain. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 5. To draw or pull out to greater length; to strain; as, to stretch a tendon or muscle. [1913 Webster] Awake, my soul, stretch every nerve. --Doddridge. [1913 Webster] 6. To exaggerate; to extend too far; as, to stretch the truth; to stretch one's credit. [1913 Webster] They take up, one day, the most violent and stretched prerogative. --Burke. [1913 Webster] Stretch \Stretch\, n. 1. Act of stretching, or state of being stretched; reach; effort; struggle; strain; as, a stretch of the limbs; a stretch of the imagination. [1913 Webster] By stretch of arms the distant shore to gain. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] Those put a lawful authority upon the stretch, to the abuse of yower, under the color of prerogative. --L'Estrange. [1913 Webster] 2. A continuous line or surface; a continuous space of time; as, grassy stretches of land. [1913 Webster] A great stretch of cultivated country. --W. Black. [1913 Webster] But all of them left me a week at a stretch. --E. Eggleston. [1913 Webster] 3. The extent to which anything may be stretched. [1913 Webster] Quotations, in their utmost stretch, can signify no more than that Luther lay under severe agonies of mind. --Atterbury. [1913 Webster] This is the utmost stretch that nature can. --Granville. [1913 Webster] 4. (Naut.) The reach or extent of a vessel's progress on one tack; a tack or board. [1913 Webster] 5. Course; direction; as, the stretch of seams of coal. [1913 Webster] To be on the stretch, to be obliged to use one's utmost powers. Home stretch. See under Home, a. [1913 Webster]


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