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Lengthen

Length´en   Pronunciation: ~'n
v. t.1.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.
[imp. & p. p. Lengthened (-'nd); p. pr. & vb. n. Lengthening (-'n*ĭng).]
What if I please to lengthen out his date.
- Dryden.
v. i.1.To become longer.
Verb1.lengthen - make longer; "Lengthen this skirt, please"
Antonyms:
shorten - make shorter than originally intended; reduce or retrench in length or duration; "He shortened his trip due to illness"
2.lengthen - become long or longer; "In Spring, the days lengthen"
Antonyms:
shorten - become short or shorter; "In winter, the days shorten"
add to, aggrandize, amplify, augment, boost, broaden, build, build up, continue, dawdle, drag out, draw out, dwell on, elongate, enlarge, exalt, expand, extend, fatten, fill out, hike, hike up, hold, inflate, jack up, jump up, keep, keep alive, keep going, keep up, lengthen out, let out, linger on, maintain, maximize, parlay, perpetuate, preserve, procrastinate, produce, prolongate, pull, put up, pyramid, raise, retain, spin out, strain, stretch out, string out, sustain, tauten, temporize, tense, thicken, tighten, up
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