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lengthened


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Lengthen  \Length"en\  (-'n),  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Lengthened} 
  (-'nd);  p.  pr  &  vb  n.  {Lengthening}  (-'n*[i^]ng).] 
  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 
 
  What  if  I  please  to  lengthen  out  his  date.  --Dryden. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  lengthened 
  adj  :  drawn  out  or  made  longer  spatially;  "Picasso's  elongated  Don 
  Quixote";  "lengthened  skirts  are  fashionable  this 
  year";  "the  extended  airport  runways  can  accommodate 
  larger  planes";  "a  prolonged  black  line  across  the 
  page"  [syn:  {elongated},  {extended},  {prolonged}] 




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