stretch / strɛtʃ /


stretch4 个定义

v. 有主动词 verb
  1. to draw out or extend to the full length or extent: to stretch oneself out on the ground.
  2. to hold out, reach forth, or extend.
  3. to extend, spread, or place so as to reach from one point or place to another: to stretch a rope across a road.
v. 无主动词 verb
  1. to recline at full length: to stretch out on a couch.
  2. to extend the hand or to reach, as for something.
  3. to extend over a distance or area or in a particular direction: The forest stretches for miles.
n. 名词 noun
  1. an act or instance of stretching.
  2. the state of being stretched.
  3. a continuous length, distance, tract, or expanse: a stretch of meadow.
adj. 形容词 adjective
  1. made of synthetic or composite yarn having a sufficiently low denier or having been subjected to any of several special mechanical treatments to permit increased elasticity: stretch girdle; stretch pants.
  2. modified or twisted so as to afford high elasticity.
  3. Also stretched. of or relating to a conveyance, as a limousine or airliner, whose seating area is expanded to carry more passengers or afford greater legroom and to allow space for other comforts and amenities.

stretch 近义词

n. 名词 noun


n. 名词 noun

period of time

v. 动词 verb

extend, elongate


  • stretch a point
  • stretch one's legs
  • at a stretch
  • by any stretch


  1. Graham is being far outspent by Harrison, who has raised a stunning $29 million and has about $10 million for the final stretch.
  2. Now, the season starts around May and routinely extends to November—sometimes even stretching to December.
  3. If it’s fairly straight, hamstring stretches are going to give you the best benefit.
  4. Democratic leaders stand by that proposal to bring back the weekly $600 enhanced unemployment benefit—which stretched from late March to late July.
  5. Some of the Nats’ stretch-run problems aren’t fixable, either.
  6. The plan is to stretch it out as long as possible, then probably forget about it, and then suddenly remember it.
  7. “You need to stretch kids slightly outside their comfort zones, but never have surprises,” she said.
  8. They started with Not Fade Away and went from one song to another over a 14 minute stretch.
  9. The farmers in the area told Ledu that what normally fed them for one year would barely stretch for the next few months.
  10. In the final stretch of the campaign, Gotauco, the Healey volunteer, recorded a song she titled "Integrity in A-Minor."
  11. I could see only the stretch of green before me, and I felt as if I must walk on forever, without coming to the end of it.
  12. A long stretch of smooth ice followed, over which he glided with ever-increasing speed.
  13. The hut was barely high enough to let him sit up, and long enough to let him lie down—not to stretch out.
  14. He had perhaps placed in her hand the weapon that should hasten his own defeat, stretch him bleeding on the sand.
  15. Twenty minutes jogging brought us into a stretch of rough country, a series of knobs and ridges cut by innumerable coulées.