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  • nounexpanse
  • nounperiod of time
  • verbextend, elongate

synonyms for stretch

  • area
  • bridge
  • distance
  • length
  • radius
  • region
  • span
  • sweep
  • tract
  • amplitude
  • branch
  • breadth
  • compass
  • dimension
  • expansion
  • extension
  • extent
  • gamut
  • orbit
  • proliferation
  • purview
  • range
  • reach
  • scope
  • space
  • spread
  • wing
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    Graham is being far outspent by Harrison, who has raised a stunning $29 million and has about $10 million for the final stretch.
    TRUMP CONTRADICTS CDC DIRECTOR ON VACCINE; BIDEN SAYS AMERICANS SHOULDN’T TRUST TRUMPCOLBY ITKOWITZ, FELICIA SONMEZ, JOHN WAGNERSEPTEMBER 16, 2020WASHINGTON POST
    Now, the season starts around May and routinely extends to November—sometimes even stretching to December.
    WEST COAST WILDFIRE SMOKE IS VISIBLE FROM OUTER SPACEMARÍA PAULA RUBIANO A.SEPTEMBER 16, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
    If it’s fairly straight, hamstring stretches are going to give you the best benefit.
    THE BEST THING FOR BACK PAIN IS ACTUALLY MORE MOVEMENTSARA CHODOSHSEPTEMBER 16, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
    Democratic leaders stand by that proposal to bring back the weekly $600 enhanced unemployment benefit—which stretched from late March to late July.
    THE FEDERAL $300 UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFIT IS SET TO EXPIRE. WILL THERE BE A REPLACEMENT?LANCE LAMBERTSEPTEMBER 14, 2020FORTUNE
    Some of the Nats’ stretch-run problems aren’t fixable, either.
    THE NATIONALS ARE RUNNING OUT OF TIMENEIL PAINE (NEIL.PAINE@FIVETHIRTYEIGHT.COM)SEPTEMBER 11, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
    During the test, each person wore a stretch cap with electrodes that recorded activity in different parts of the brain.
    A SECRET OF SCIENCE: MISTAKES BOOST UNDERSTANDINGRACHEL KEHOESEPTEMBER 10, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
    It might be a slight stretch to say the Rockets can’t go all the way unless this group coalesces on both ends, but they almost certainly won’t reach their ceiling.
    THE ROCKETS’ NEW STARTING LINEUP IS JUST SCRATCHING THE SURFACE OF ITS POTENTIALMICHAEL PINASEPTEMBER 8, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
    A local outlet reported its conveyor belts would stretch farther than 10 miles if laid in a straight line.
    THAT WHOLE FOODS IS AN AMAZON WAREHOUSE; GET USED TO ITCONNIE LOIZOSSEPTEMBER 4, 2020TECHCRUNCH
    Also, the nature of what I was doing put me in these situations where I was really stretching myself.
    INSIDE AN FKT ATTEMPT ON THE APPALACHIAN TRAILMARTIN FRITZ HUBERSEPTEMBER 3, 2020OUTSIDE ONLINE
    He couldn’t see how stretched the hospital was in mid-April, as the coronavirus surged through the city and flooded its intensive care unit to capacity.
    SENT HOME TO DIEBY ANNIE WALDMAN AND JOSHUA KAPLANSEPTEMBER 2, 2020PROPUBLICA
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