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noun as in period of time

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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.

Now, the season starts around May and routinely extends to November—sometimes even stretching to December.

If it’s fairly straight, hamstring stretches are going to give you the best benefit.

Democratic leaders stand by that proposal to bring back the weekly $600 enhanced unemployment benefit—which stretched from late March to late July.

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Some of the Nats’ stretch-run problems aren’t fixable, either.

The plan is to stretch it out as long as possible, then probably forget about it, and then suddenly remember it.

“You need to stretch kids slightly outside their comfort zones, but never have surprises,” she said.

They started with Not Fade Away and went from one song to another over a 14 minute stretch.

The farmers in the area told Ledu that what normally fed them for one year would barely stretch for the next few months.

In the final stretch of the campaign, Gotauco, the Healey volunteer, recorded a song she titled "Integrity in A-Minor."

I could see only the stretch of green before me, and I felt as if I must walk on forever, without coming to the end of it.

A long stretch of smooth ice followed, over which he glided with ever-increasing speed.

The hut was barely high enough to let him sit up, and long enough to let him lie down—not to stretch out.

He had perhaps placed in her hand the weapon that should hasten his own defeat, stretch him bleeding on the sand.

Twenty minutes jogging brought us into a stretch of rough country, a series of knobs and ridges cut by innumerable coulées.

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On this page you'll find 272 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to stretch, such as: area, bridge, distance, length, radius, and region.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.