Search Result for "lengthened":
1. drawn out or made longer spatially;
- Example: "Picasso's elongated Don Quixote"
- Example: "lengthened skirts are fashionable this year"
- Example: "the extended airport runways can accommodate larger planes"
- Example: "a prolonged black line across the page"
[syn: elongated, extended, lengthened, prolonged]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
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 Webster] What if I please to lengthen out his date. --Dryden. [1913 Webster]WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
lengthened adj 1: drawn out or made longer spatially; "Picasso's elongated Don Quixote"; "lengthened skirts are fashionable this year"; "the extended airport runways can accommodate larger planes"; "a prolonged black line across the page" [syn: elongated, extended, lengthened, prolonged]Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
33 Moby Thesaurus words for "lengthened": dragged out, drawn, drawn out, drawn-out, elongated, extended, interminable, languishing, lasting, lingering, long, long-continuing, long-drawn, long-drawn-out, long-pending, long-winded, marathon, overlong, prolongated, prolonged, protracted, pulled, spun out, spun-out, straggling, strained, stretched, stretched out, stretched-out, strung out, taut, tense, tight