Definitions For Stretching


  • Act of expanding by lengthening or widening
  • Exercise designed to extend the limbs and muscles to their full extent
  • A continuous area or length of land or water
  • A continuous period of time
  • A period of time spent in prison


  • To make (something) wider or longer by pulling it
  • To become longer or wider when pulled
  • To put your arms, legs, etc., in positions that make the muscles long and tight

Is Stretching a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

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Words with Friends

The word Stretching is worth 16 points in Scrabble and 18 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Stretching in a Sentence

  • Don't yank on my sweater. You'll stretch it.
  • The elastic waistband of my pants won't stretch any more.
  • It's important to stretch before you exercise.
  • A 60-mile stretch of beach
  • An open stretch of highway
  • These are good stretches for your leg muscles.
  • Stretch fabrics that don't wrinkle or sag

Synonyms for Stretching

Antonyms for Stretching

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