(adjective, verb)


1. (of a leaf shape) long and narrow

Similar word(s): simple, unsubdivided, linear

2. having notably more length than width; being long and slender

- an elongate tail tapering to a point

- the old man's gaunt and elongated frame

Similar word(s): long, elongated


1. make long or longer by pulling and stretching

Similar word(s): stretch

Definition categories: change, lengthen