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1. elongate

verb. ['ɪˈlɔŋgeɪt'] make long or longer by pulling and stretching.

Synonyms

  • tree
  • shoetree
  • lengthen

Antonyms

  • shrink
  • arise
  • stand still
  • inelastic

Etymology

  • elongare (Latin)

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Rhymes with Elongate

  • aggregate
  • colgate
  • fugate
  • huguet
  • newgate
  • promulgate
  • variegate

How do you pronounce elongate?

Pronounce elongate as ɪˈlɔŋgeɪt.

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Sentences with elongate


1. Noun, singular or mass
Don't let thistle get to the stage in which the stems elongate and begin to produce flowers.

2. Verb, base form
This will elongate the top of your head instead of adding width.

3. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
In soils that are moist and loose, carrot roots elongate more so than in heavy dense soils.

2. elongate

adjective. ['ɪˈlɔŋgeɪt'] (of a leaf shape) long and narrow.

Synonyms

  • linear
  • simple

Antonyms

  • decrease
  • push
  • inelasticity

Etymology

  • elongare (Latin)

3. elongate

adjective. ['ɪˈlɔŋgeɪt'] having notably more length than width; being long and slender.

Synonyms

  • long

Antonyms

  • relax
  • unstrain

Etymology

  • elongare (Latin)
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