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  • 1 lengthen out — index protract (stall) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 2 Lengthen — Length en ( n), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Lengthened} ( nd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Lengthening} ( n*[i^]ng).] To extent in length; to make longer in extent or duration; as, to lengthen a line or a road; to lengthen life; sometimes followed by out. [1913… …

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  • 3 out — [out] adv. [ME < OE ut, akin to ON út, Ger aus < IE base * ud , up, up away > Sans úd , L us(que)] 1. a) away from, forth from, or removed from a place, position, or situation [they live ten miles out] b) away from home [to go out for… …

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  • 4 lengthen — Synonyms and related words: add to, aggrandize, amplify, augment, boost, broaden, build, build up, continue, dawdle, drag out, draw, draw out, dwell on, elongate, enlarge, exalt, expand, extend, fatten, fill out, hike, hike up, hold, increase,… …

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  • 5 lengthen — [v] extend amplify, augment, continue, dilate, distend, drag out, draw, draw out*, elongate, expand, increase, let out, make longer, pad, proceed, prolong, prolongate, protract, reach, spin out*, stretch, string out*; concepts 236,239,245 Ant.… …

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  • 6 lengthen — I verb add to, aggrandize, amplify, augment, compound, continue, draw out, elongate, enlarge, enlarge upon, expand, extend, increase, keep, make larger, project, prolong, prolongate, protract, spin out, spread, stretch, supplement, sustain,… …

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  • 7 out-length — out length, lengthen see out …

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  • 8 lengthen — lengthener, n. /lengk theuhn, leng , len /, v.t. 1. to make longer; make greater in length. v.i. 2. to become greater in length; grow long or longer. [1490 1500; LENGTH + EN1] Syn. 1. elongate, draw out. LENGTHEN, EXTEND, STRETCH, PROLONG,… …

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  • 9 lengthen — verb he lengthened his stride to keep up as the spring days lengthen Syn: elongate, make longer, extend, prolong, protract, stretch out, drag out; expand, widen, broaden, enlarge; grow/get longer, draw out Ant: shorten …

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  • 10 lengthen — verb 1) he lengthened his stride Syn: elongate, make longer, extend, expand, widen, broaden, enlarge 2) you ll need to lengthen the cooking time Syn: prolong, make longer, increase …

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  • 11 lengthen — I (Roget s IV) v. 1. [To make longer] Syn. extend, stretch, reach, elongate, protract, prolongate, prolong, distend, dilate, amplify, draw out, expand, augment, proceed, continue, string out*, let out*; see also increase 1 . Ant. decrease*,… …

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  • 12 lengthen — v make longer, elongate, let down or out; draw out, stretch, extend, prolong, protract, continue; pad, add to, fill out, flesh out, develop, expand, make more complete …

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  • 13 Out of use — Use Use, n. [OE. us use, usage, L. usus, from uti, p. p. usus, to use. See {Use}, v. t.] [1913 Webster] 1. The act of employing anything, or of applying it to one s service; the state of being so employed or applied; application; employment;… …

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  • 14 lengthen — I. v. a. 1. Elongate, extend (in space), stretch, draw out, produce, prolong. 2. Protract, continue, prolong, extend (in time), spin out. II. v. n. Become longer, grow longer, increase in length …

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  • 15 draw out — Synonyms and related words: arouse, avulse, bring forth, bring out, bring to light, call forth, call out, call up, chatter, continue, cut out, dawdle, deduce, deracinate, derive, dig out, dig up, disentangle, drag out, draw, draw forth, dredge,… …

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  • 16 let out — Synonyms and related words: air, articulate, ax, bare, betray, bleed, blow, boot, boot out, bounce, break, break it to, break the news, break the seal, breathe, breathe out, bring to light, broach, bump, bust, can, cashier, cast loose, charter,… …

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  • 17 drag out — Synonyms and related words: adjourn, amble, arouse, bring forth, bring out, bring to light, call forth, call out, call up, chatter, claudicate, continue, crawl, creep, dawdle, deduce, defer, delay, derive, dogtrot, drag, drag along, draw, draw… …

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  • 18 stretch out — Synonyms and related words: adjourn, be lengthy, be prolonged, belong, carry, carry out, chatter, continue, cover, crane, dawdle, defer, delay, drag out, draw, draw out, dwell on, elongate, encompass, environ, extend, extend out, fill out, go, go …

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  • 19 spin out — Synonyms and related words: chatter, continue, dawdle, drag out, draw, draw out, dwell on, elongate, extend, fill out, lengthen, lengthen out, let out, linger on, never finish, pad, perorate, procrastinate, produce, prolong, prolongate, protract …

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  • 20 string out — Synonyms and related words: align, array, bank, chatter, continue, drag out, draw, draw out, elongate, extend, fill out, lengthen, lengthen out, let out, line, line up, never finish, pad, perorate, produce, prolong, prolongate, protract, pull,… …

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