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We found 48 dictionaries with English definitions that include the word stretch:
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General dictionaries General (32 matching dictionaries)
  1. stretch, the stretch: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. stretch: Oxford Learner's Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. stretch: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. stretch: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. stretch: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. stretch, stretch, stretch: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Stretch, stretch: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. stretch: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. stretch: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. stretch: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. stretch: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. stretch: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. stretch: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. stretch (n.), stretch (v.): Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  15. stretch: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  16. stretch: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  17. stretch: Cambridge International Dictionary of Idioms [home, info]
  18. STRETCH, Stretch (Toy Story), Stretch (album), Stretch (band), Stretch (comics), Stretch (disambiguation), Stretch (nickname), Stretch (rapper), Stretch (surname), Stretch, The Stretch (TV series), The Stretch (novel): Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  19. stretch: Cambridge International Dictionary of Phrasal Verbs [home, info]
  20. Stretch: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  21. stretch: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  22. stretch: Rhymezone [home, info]
  23. stretch: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  24. stretch: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  25. stretch: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  26. stretch: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  27. stretch: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  28. Stretch, stretch: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  29. stretch: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]
  30. stretch: Wikimedia Commons US English Pronunciations [home, info]

Art dictionaries Art (1 matching dictionary)
  1. stretch: The Organon: A Conceptually Indexed Dictionary (by Genus and Differentia) [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (3 matching dictionaries)
  1. Stretch: Construction Term Glossary [home, info]
  2. Stretch: eyefortransport e-commerce transportation glossary [home, info]
  3. stretch: Legal dictionary [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. stretch: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. stretch: online medical dictionary [home, info]
  2. STRETCH: Medical dictionary [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (4 matching dictionaries)
  1. STRETCH: Navajo Code Talkers' Dictionary [home, info]
  2. STRETCH: Acronym Finder [home, info]
  3. STRETCH: AbbreviationZ [home, info]
  4. stretch: Idioms [home, info]

Science dictionaries Science (1 matching dictionary)
  1. Stretch: Eric Weisstein's World of Mathematics [home, info]

Slang dictionaries Slang (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. stretch: English slang and colloquialisms used in the United Kingdom [home, info]
  2. Stretch: Urban Dictionary [home, info]

Tech dictionaries Tech (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. stretch: Book Binding [home, info]
  2. Stretch: Paper Making [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (stretch)

noun:  extension to or beyond the ordinary limit ("Running at full stretch")
noun:  exercise designed to extend the limbs and muscles to their full extent
noun:  a straightaway section of a racetrack
noun:  the capacity for being stretched
noun:  a large and unbroken expanse or distance ("A stretch of highway")
noun:  an unbroken period of time during which you do something ("There were stretches of boredom")
noun:  the act of physically reaching or thrusting out
verb:  become longer by being stretched and pulled ("The fabric stretches")
verb:  occupy a large, elongated area ("The park stretched beneath the train line")
verb:  extend one's limbs or muscles, or the entire body ("Stretch your legs!")
verb:  extend the scope or meaning of; often unduly ("Stretch the limits")
verb:  extend one's body or limbs ("Let's stretch for a minute--we've been sitting here for over 3 hours")
verb:  pull in opposite directions ("During the Inquisition, the torturers would stretch their victims on a rack")
verb:  lie down comfortably ("To enjoy the picnic, we stretched out on the grass")
verb:  extend or stretch out to a greater or the full length ("Stretch out that piece of cloth")
verb:  make long or longer by pulling and stretching ("Stretch the fabric")
verb:  corrupt, debase, or make impure by adding a foreign or inferior substance; often by replacing valuable ingredients with inferior ones
verb:  increase in quantity or bulk by adding a cheaper substance ("Stretch the soup by adding some more cream")
adjective:  easily stretched ("Stretch hosiery")
name:  A surname (very rare: popularity rank in the U.S.: #21203)

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