1. [ verb ] make long or longer by pulling and stretching
Synonyms: stretch

"stretch the fabric"

Related terms: lengthen stretching elongation elongation stretch
2. [ adjective ] (botany) of a leaf shape; long and narrow
Synonyms: linear
Related terms: simple
3. [ adjective ] having notably more length than width; being long and slender
Synonyms: elongated

"an elongate tail tapering to a point" "the old man's gaunt and elongated frame"

Related terms: long
Similar spelling:   elongated