lengthen definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • to help make or become longer.
    • To extent in length; to make much longer in degree or length of time
  • verb:
    • to create longer, to extend the length of.
    • to be longer.
    • come to be lengthy or longer
    • make longer
  • verb-intransitive:
    • to be longer.
  • others:
    • To make lengthy or longer; expand or elongate in space or perhaps in extent; protract or prolong: since, to lengthen a line; to lengthen life; to lengthen a vowel or syllable in pronunciation.
    • To grow very long or much longer; extend in total.

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