|1.||[ verb ] make long or longer by pulling and stretching|
"stretch the fabric"
|Related terms:||lengthen stretching elongation elongation stretch|
|2.||[ adjective ] (botany) of a leaf shape; long and narrow|
|3.||[ adjective ] 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"