Outstretch
Outstretch Out*stretch", v. t. To stretch out. --Milton. [1913 Webster]

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  • outstretch — index expand Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • outstretch — (v.) mid 14c., from OUT (Cf. out) + STRETCH (Cf. stretch) (v.). Related: Outstretched; outstretching …   Etymology dictionary

  • outstretch — ► VERB ▪ extend or stretch out …   English terms dictionary

  • outstretch — [out΄strech′] vt. 1. to stretch out; extend 2. to stretch beyond …   English World dictionary

  • outstretch — outstretcher, n. /owt strech /, v.t. 1. to stretch forth; extend: to outstretch one s hand in welcome. 2. to stretch out; expand: The rising population has outstretched the city. 3. to stretch beyond: His behavior outstretches my patience. [1350… …   Universalium

  • outstretch — out•stretch [[t]ˌaʊtˈstrɛtʃ[/t]] v. t. 1) to stretch forth; extend: to outstretch one s hand[/ex] 2) to stretch out; expand: The rising population has outstretched the city[/ex] 3) to stretch beyond: His behavior outstretches my patience[/ex] •… …   From formal English to slang

  • outstretch — transitive verb Date: 15th century to stretch out ; extend …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • outstretch — verb To extend by stretching …   Wiktionary

  • outstretch — (Roget s Thesaurus II) verb 1. To extend, especially an appendage: reach, stretch (out). See REACH. 2. To move or arrange so as to cover a larger area: expand, extend, fan (out), open (out or up), spread, stretch, unfold, unroll. See MOVE …   English dictionary for students

  • outstretch — v. extend (a hand or an arm); stretch out; spread out …   English contemporary dictionary

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