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Why synonyms can be useful

Your writing can sound boring if you continually keep repeating the same words. When you create sentences, you can make them more interesting by using words that mean the same as the word you are speaking about. This allows you to add flavor to your writing.

In order to make language a lot more expressive and interesting you should try to vary the words you use as often as you can.

Synonyms for (noun) STRETCH

Synonyms: reach, reaching, stretch Definition: the act of physically reaching or thrusting out

Hypernyms: motility, motion, move, movement Definition: a change of position that does not entail a change of location Usage: the reflex motion of his eyebrows revealed his surprise; movement is a sign of life; an impatient move of his hand; gastrointestinal motility

Synonyms: stretch Definition: extension to or beyond the ordinary limit Usage: running at full stretch; by no stretch of the imagination; beyond any stretch of his understanding

Hypernyms: extension Definition: act of expanding in scope; making more widely available Usage: extension of the program to all in need

Synonyms: stretch, stretching Definition: exercise designed to extend the limbs and muscles to their full extent

Hypernyms: physical exercise, physical exertion, exercise, exercising, workout Definition: the activity of exerting your muscles in various ways to keep fit Usage: the doctor recommended regular exercise; he did some exercising; the physical exertion required by his work kept him fit

Synonyms: stretch Definition: a straightaway section of a racetrack

Hypernyms: straight, straightaway Definition: a straight segment of a roadway or racecourse

Synonyms: stretch, stretchability, stretchiness Definition: the capacity for being stretched

Hypernyms: snap, elasticity Definition: the tendency of a body to return to its original shape after it has been stretched or compressed Usage: the waistband had lost its snap

Synonyms: stretch Definition: a large and unbroken expanse or distance Usage: a stretch of highway; a stretch of clear water

Hypernyms: expanse Definition: a wide and open space or area as of surface or land or sky

Synonyms: stint, stretch Definition: an unbroken period of time during which you do something Usage: there were stretches of boredom; he did a stretch in the federal penitentiary

Hypernyms: continuance, duration Definition: the period of time during which something continues

Synonyms for (verb) STRETCH

Synonyms: extend, stretch Definition: extend one's limbs or muscles, or the entire body Usage: Stretch your legs!; Extend your right arm above your head

Hypernyms: strain, tense, tense up Definition: cause to be tense and uneasy or nervous or anxious Usage: he got a phone call from his lawyer that tensed him up

Synonyms: stretch, stretch out Definition: extend one's body or limbs Usage: Let's stretch for a minute--we've been sitting here for over 3 hours

Hypernyms: move Definition: move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion Usage: He moved his hand slightly to the right

Synonyms: stretch, extend Definition: increase in quantity or bulk by adding a cheaper substance Usage: stretch the soup by adding some more cream; extend the casserole with a little rice

Hypernyms: increase Definition: make bigger or more Usage: The boss finally increased her salary; The university increased the number of students it admitted

Synonyms: stretch Definition: become longer by being stretched and pulled Usage: The fabric stretches

Hypernyms: grow Definition: become larger, greater, or bigger; expand or gain Usage: The problem grew too large for me; Her business grew fast

Synonyms: stretch, elongate Definition: make long or longer by pulling and stretching Usage: stretch the fabric

Hypernyms: lengthen Definition: make longer Usage: Lengthen this skirt, please

Synonyms: adulterate, dilute, debase, load, stretch Definition: corrupt, debase, or make impure by adding a foreign or inferior substance; often by replacing valuable ingredients with inferior ones Usage: adulterate liquor

Hypernyms: corrupt, spoil Definition: alter from the original

Synonyms: stretch Definition: extend the scope or meaning of; often unduly Usage: Stretch the limits; stretch my patience; stretch the imagination

Hypernyms: broaden, extend, widen Definition: extend in scope or range or area Usage: The law was extended to all citizens; widen the range of applications; broaden your horizon; Extend your backyard

Synonyms: stretch Definition: pull in opposite directions Usage: During the Inquisition, the torturers would stretch their victims on a rack

Hypernyms: pull, force, draw Definition: cause to move by pulling Usage: draw a wagon; pull a sled

Synonyms: stretch, stretch out Definition: lie down comfortably Usage: To enjoy the picnic, we stretched out on the grass

Hypernyms: lie, lie down Definition: assume a reclining position Usage: lie down on the bed until you feel better

Synonyms: extend, stretch, stretch out, unfold Definition: extend or stretch out to a greater or the full length Usage: Unfold the newspaper; stretch out that piece of cloth; extend the TV antenna

Hypernyms: deform, change form, change shape Definition: assume a different shape or form

Synonyms: stretch, stretch along Definition: occupy a large, elongated area Usage: The park stretched beneath the train line

Hypernyms: be Definition: occupy a certain position or area; be somewhere Usage: Where is my umbrella? The toolshed is in the back; What is behind this behavior?

Synonyms for (adjective) STRETCH

Synonyms: stretch Definition: easily stretched Usage: stretch hosiery

Hypernyms: elastic Definition: capable of resuming original shape after stretching or compression; springy Usage: an elastic band; a youthful and elastic walk

Synonyms: stretch Definition: having an elongated seating area Usage: a stretch limousine

Hypernyms: long Definition: primarily spatial sense; of relatively great or greater than average spatial extension or extension as specified Usage: a long road; a long distance; contained many long words; ten miles long