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Definitions of stretch
v. t. - To reach out; to extend; to put forth. 2
v. t. - To draw out to the full length; to cause to extend in a straight line; as, to stretch a cord or rope. 2
v. t. - To cause to extend in breadth; to spread; to expand; as, to stretch cloth; to stretch the wings. 2
v. t. - To make tense; to tighten; to distend forcibly. 2
v. t. - To draw or pull out to greater length; to strain; as, to stretch a tendon or muscle. 2
v. t. - To exaggerate; to extend too far; as, to stretch the truth; to stretch one's credit. 2
v. i. - 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. 2
v. i. - To extend or spread one's self, or one's limbs; as, the lazy man yawns and stretches. 2
v. i. - To be extended, or to bear extension, without breaking, as elastic or ductile substances. 2
v. i. - To strain the truth; to exaggerate; as, a man apt to stretch in his report of facts. 2
v. i. - To sail by the wind under press of canvas; as, the ship stretched to the eastward. 2
n. - Act of stretching, or state of being stretched; reach; effort; struggle; strain; as, a stretch of the limbs; a stretch of the imagination. 2
n. - A continuous line or surface; a continuous space of time; as, grassy stretches of land. 2
n. - The extent to which anything may be stretched. 2
n. - The reach or extent of a vessel's progress on one tack; a tack or board. 2
n. - Course; direction; as, the stretch of seams of coal. 2

The word "stretch" uses 7 letters: C E H R S T T.

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Words formed by adding one letter before or after stretch (in bold), or to cehrstt in any order:
a -   chatters   ratchets   i -   chitters   restitch   stitcher   y -   stretchy  

Shorter words found within stretch:
chert   cherts   chest   crest   eh   er   ers   erst   es   et   etch   eth   eths   he   her   hers   hes   hest   het   hets   re   rec   recs   res   resh   rest   ret   retch   rets   sec   sect   ser   set   sett   sh   she   stet   test   tet   teth   teths   tets   the   tret   trets  

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