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, temporize II index compound, continue (prolong), enlarge, expand, extend (enlarge), increase, keep (continue), project (extend beyond), prolong, spread, supplement, sustain (prolong)

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  • 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Lengthen — Length en, v. i. To become longer. Locke. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • lengthen — (v.) late 14c., from LENGTH (Cf. length) + EN (Cf. en) (1). Related: Lengthened; lengthening. Earlier verb was simply length (c.1300) …   Etymology dictionary

  • lengthen — *extend, elongate, prolong, protract Analogous words: *increase, augment: *expand, amplify, distend Antonyms: shorten Contrasted words: abridge, abbreviate, curtail (see SHORTEN) …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 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.… …   New thesaurus

  • lengthen — ► VERB ▪ make or become longer …   English terms dictionary

  • lengthen — [leŋk′thən, leŋ′thən] vt., vi. to make or become longer SYN. EXTEND lengthener n …   English World dictionary

  • 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,… …   Universalium

  • lengthen — UK [ˈleŋθ(ə)n] / US [ˈleŋθən] verb [intransitive/transitive] Word forms lengthen : present tense I/you/we/they lengthen he/she/it lengthens present participle lengthening past tense lengthened past participle lengthened to become longer, or to… …   English dictionary

  • lengthen —   Ho olō ihi, ho ololoa, ho ohuelo.    ♦ To lengthen by grafting or splicing, pāna i.    ♦ To lengthen a sound, ho okō i ka leo, ume.    ♦ To lengthen, as a speech or story, ho olō ihi; hilohilo (rare) …   English-Hawaiian dictionary

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