Synonyms for stretch out

Synonyms for (verb) stretch out

Synonyms: stretch forth, stretch out, hold out, exsert, extend, put out

Definition: thrust or extend out

Usage: He held out his hand; point a finger; extend a hand; the bee exserted its sting

Similar words: gesticulate, gesture, motion

Definition: show, express or direct through movement

Usage: He gestured his desire to leave


Synonyms: stretch out, crane

Definition: stretch (the neck) so as to see better

Usage: The women craned their necks to see the President drive by

Similar words: extend, stretch

Definition: extend one's limbs or muscles, or the entire body

Usage: Stretch your legs!; Extend your right arm above your head


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

Similar words: move

Definition: move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion

Usage: He moved his hand slightly to the right


Synonyms: stretch, stretch out

Definition: lie down comfortably

Usage: To enjoy the picnic, we stretched out on the grass

Similar words: 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

Similar words: deform, change form, change shape

Definition: assume a different shape or form