Elongate

Definition of Elongate

E`lon´gate
v. t.1.To lengthen; to extend; to stretch; as, to elongate a line.
[imp. & p. p. Elongated ; p. pr. & vb. n. Elongating.]
2.To remove further off.
v. i.1.To depart to, or be at, a distance; esp., to recede apparently from the sun, as a planet in its orbit.
a.1.Drawn out at length; elongated; as, an elongate leaf.

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continue, drag out, draw, draw out, elongated, extended, lengthen, lengthen out, lengthened, lengthy, let out, long, produce, prolongate, protract, pull, spin out, strain, stretch, stretch out, string, string out, tauten, tense, tighten
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