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tr.v. out·stretched, out·stretch·ing, out·stretch·es
To stretch out; extend.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
1. to extend or expand; stretch out
2. to stretch or extend beyond
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
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.
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Past participle: outstretched
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v. extender, alargar, expandir.
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