outstretch(redirected from outstretching)
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tr.v. out·stretched, out·stretch·ing, out·stretch·es
To stretch out; extend.
1. to extend or expand; stretch out
2. to stretch or extend beyond
1. to stretch forth; extend: to outstretch one's hand.
2. to stretch out; expand: The rising population has outstretched the city.
3. to stretch beyond: His behavior outstretches my patience.
Past participle: outstretched
v. extender, alargar, expandir.