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    Definition of stretches in English Dictionary

  • NounBFstretch
    1. plural of stretch.
    2. VerbBFstretchPRstretchingPT, PPstretchedPT, PPstraughtPT, PPstraight
      1. third-person singular simple present indicative form of stretch.
      2. More Examples
        1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
          • 1962: The young woodwose had now closed his eyes and was stretched out supine on the pool's marble margin; his Tarzan brief had been cast aside on the turf. — Vladimir Nabokov, Pale Fire
          • I wasn't thinking straight – I'd had a skinful that night.
          • Therefore, the monolayer could be used to demonstrate the effects of cyclic stretching on interepithelial gap formation.
        2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
          • The cat will wake up in a tightly curled position, then untuck her head, and gradually her limbs, and then stretch.
          • When sewing strip sets, use a lighthanded approach feeding the strips under the presser foot so the crosswise grain isn't stretched.
          • To say crossing the street was brave was quite a stretch.
      • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
        1. Nouns
          • Noun forms
            • Plurals
              • Plurals ending in "-es"
              • Noun plural forms
                • Plurals ending in "-es"
              • Nouns with common ending formations
                • Plurals ending in "-es"
              • Verbs
                • Verb forms
                  • Verb singular forms
                    • Third-person singular forms
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              1. en stretchest
              2. en stretches out
              3. en stretches the truth
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              Meaning of stretches for the defined word.

              Grammatically, this word "stretches" is a noun, more specifically, a noun form and a nouns with common ending formation. It's also a verb, more specifically, a verb form.
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