Definition of Stretch along

1. Verb. Occupy a large, elongated area. "The park stretched beneath the train line"

Exact synonyms: Stretch
Generic synonyms: Be
Derivative terms: Stretch



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Stretch Along

stressed out
stresses
stressfree
stressful
stressfully
stressfulness
stressing
stressless
stresslessness
stresslet
stressor
stressors
stressy
stretch
stretch(a)
stretch along (current term)
stretch forth
stretch limo
stretch limos
stretch mark
stretch marks
stretch one's legs
stretch out
stretch pants
stretch receptor
stretch reflex
stretch the truth
stretchabilities
stretchability
stretchable

Literary usage of Stretch along

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1. Maori Lore: The Traditions of the Maori People, with the More Important of by George Grey (1904)
"O, Hatu-patu, I see you—not far from me ; step out, stretch along ; step out, ... There you are ; L will have you presently ; step out, stretch along. ..."

2. Maori Lore: The Traditions of the Maori People, with the More Important of by George Grey (1904)
"O, Hatu-patu, I see you—not far from me; step out, stretch along ; step out, ... There you are; I will have you presently ; step out, stretch along. ..."

3. The History of Herodotus by Herodotus, George Campbell Macaulay (1904)
"... the rising sun or those towards the North, whether it be surrounded by sea: but in length it is known to stretch along by both the other divisions. ..."

4. Landscape in American Poetry by Lucy Larcom (1879)
"... gazing where Gaunt shadows stretch along the hill, may regard the dark tracery of interlacing boughs but as a network through which the glow of sunset ..."

5. Landscape in American Poetry by Lucy Larcom (1879)
"Still "the pathos of the falling leaf" is as positive a reality as " Gaunt shadows stretch along the hill" the transparency of June sunshine, ..."

6. Textbook of the Materials of Engineering by Herbert Fisher Moore, Harrison Frederick Gonnerman (1922)
"arranged to give either the average stretch of the specimen, or to give the stretch along two symmetrical gage lines, the average of the readings along ..."

7. Text-book of the Materials of Engineering by Herbert Fisher Moore, Harrison Frederick Gonnerman (1920)
"arranged to give either the average stretch of the specimen, or to give the stretch along two symmetrical gage lines, the average of the readings along ..."

8. Text-book of the Materials of Engineering by Herbert Fisher Moore, Harrison Frederick Gonnerman (1920)
"arranged to give either the average stretch of the specimen, or to give the stretch along two symmetrical gage lines, the average of the readings along ..."

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