Synonyms of elongate


1. elongate, stretch, lengthen

usage: make long or longer by pulling and stretching; "stretch the fabric"


1. linear, elongate, simple (vs. compound), unsubdivided

usage: (of a leaf shape) long and narrow

2. elongate, elongated, long (vs. short)

usage: having notably more length than width; being long and slender; "an elongate tail tapering to a point"; "the old man's gaunt and elongated frame"

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Definition and meaning of elongate (Dictionary)