Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “stretch the length of sth”

stretch the length of sth

to be the same length as something, usually something very long: The underground chambers stretch the length of a football pitch. The mountains stretch the entire length of the country.Wide and thick
(Definition of stretch the length of sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Browse related topics

You are looking at an entry to do with Wide and thick, but you might be interested in these topics from the Height, width and length topic area:

Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Translations of “stretch the length of sth”

SMART Thesaurus: Wide and thick

“stretch the length of sth”: synonyms and related words:

Word of the Day

scrumpy

an alcoholic drink made from apples

Word of the Day

Blog

Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More