Detailed Translations for stretch from English to German


stretch [the ~] noun

  1. the stretch (way; trail; track; )
    – a straightaway section of a racetrack 1
    die Strecke; die Teilstrecke
  2. the stretch
  3. the stretch (stretch gesture)
    – A zoom in gesture represented by two fingers with at least one of them moving away from each other at any angle, within an acceptable tolerance 2

to stretch verb (stretchs, stretched, stretching)

  1. to stretch (tighten)
    anspannen; spannen; strecken; dehnen; beziehen; aufziehen
    • anspannen verb (spanne an, spannst an, spannt an, spannte an, spanntet an, angespannt)
    • spannen verb (spanne, spannst, spannt, spannte, spanntet, gespannt)
    • strecken verb (strecke, streckst, streckt, streckte, strecktet, gestreckt)
    • dehnen verb (dehne, dehnst, dehnt, dehnte, dehntet, gedehnt)
    • beziehen verb (beziehe, beziehst, bezieht, bezog, bezogt, bezogen)
    • aufziehen verb (ziehe auf, ziehst auf, zieht auf, zog auf, zogt auf, aufgezogen)
  2. to stretch (tighten)
    versteifen; stramm machen
  3. to stretch (strain; extend)
    • strecken verb (strecke, streckst, streckt, streckte, strecktet, gestreckt)
  4. to stretch
    dehnen; ausweiten
    • dehnen verb (dehne, dehnst, dehnt, dehnte, dehntet, gedehnt)
    • ausweiten verb (wiete aus, wietest aus, wietet aus, wietete aus, wietetet aus, ausgeweitet)
  5. to stretch
    bespannen; beziehen
    • bespannen verb (bespanne, bespannst, bespannt, bespannte, bespanntet, bespannt)
    • beziehen verb (beziehe, beziehst, bezieht, bezog, bezogt, bezogen)
  6. to stretch (stretch out)
    recken; ausstrecken; dehnen
    • recken verb (recke, reckst, reckt, reckte, recktet, gereckt)
    • ausstrecken verb (strecke aus, streckst aus, streckt aus, streckte aus, strecktet aus, ausgestreckt)
    • dehnen verb (dehne, dehnst, dehnt, dehnte, dehntet, gedehnt)
  7. to stretch
    – To adjust the size of an item to fit its container. 2
    • strecken verb (strecke, streckst, streckt, streckte, strecktet, gestreckt)

Conjugations for stretch:

  1. stretch
  2. stretch
  3. stretchs
  4. stretch
  5. stretch
  6. stretch
simple past
  1. stretched
  2. stretched
  3. stretched
  4. stretched
  5. stretched
  6. stretched
present perfect
  1. have stretched
  2. have stretched
  3. has stretched
  4. have stretched
  5. have stretched
  6. have stretched
past continuous
  1. was stretching
  2. were stretching
  3. was stretching
  4. were stretching
  5. were stretching
  6. were stretching
  1. shall stretch
  2. will stretch
  3. will stretch
  4. shall stretch
  5. will stretch
  6. will stretch
continuous present
  1. am stretching
  2. are stretching
  3. is stretching
  4. are stretching
  5. are stretching
  6. are stretching
  1. be stretched
  2. be stretched
  3. be stretched
  4. be stretched
  5. be stretched
  6. be stretched
  1. stretch!
  2. let's stretch!
  3. stretched
  4. stretching
1. I, 2. you, 3. he/she/it, 4. we, 5. you, 6. they

Translation Matrix for stretch:

NounRelated TranslationsOther Translations
Straßenabschnitt stretch carriageway
Strecke avenue; distance; journey; path; reach; road; round; small circle; stretch; track; trail; way avenue; course; path; road; stage; street; track; way
Teilstrecke avenue; distance; journey; path; reach; road; round; small circle; stretch; track; trail; way
- reach; reaching; stint; stretchability; stretchiness; stretching
VerbRelated TranslationsOther Translations
Finger spreizen stretch; stretch gesture
anspannen stretch; tighten clamp; hitch to; prestress; rig; take legal proceedings; tighten
aufziehen stretch; tighten ascend; badger; be off; be on the upgrade; become higher; become larger; breed; bristle; build; clamp; climb; clone; cultivate; draw open; erect; establish; flare up; fly up; fool; get away; go up; go upward; grow; heave; hoax; hoodwink; increase; inhale; lift; lift up; mount; pull up; raise; rise; rise to the surface; set up; sniff; sniff up; snort; start; swindle; take off; tease; trick; vex
ausstrecken stretch; stretch out
ausweiten stretch add; add on to; add to; arise; ascent; broaden; build out; enlarge; expand; extend; grow; increase; increase in number; rise; spread; swell; widen
bespannen stretch
beziehen stretch; tighten become overcast; clothe; cloud over; connect; cover; cover up; darken; furnish; relate; upholster
dehnen stretch; stretch out; tighten broaden; clamp; spread; stretch o.s. out; widen
recken stretch; stretch out prolong; stretch o.s. out; stretch out
spannen stretch; tighten clamp; pinch; press; squeeze
stramm machen stretch; tighten
strecken extend; strain; stretch; tighten adulterate; clamp; cut; dilute; fix; prick; remedy; sting; stretch o.s. out; water down
versteifen stretch; tighten starch; stiffen
- adulterate; debase; dilute; elongate; extend; load; stretch along; stretch out; unfold
Not SpecifiedRelated TranslationsOther Translations
Aufziehen stretch; stretch gesture
OtherRelated TranslationsOther Translations
- distend; enlarge; expand; extend; road section; straight; stretch of a road; stretch out
ModifierRelated TranslationsOther Translations
bespannen spanned

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Related Definitions for "stretch":

  1. easily stretched1
    • stretch hosiery1
  2. having an elongated seating area1
    • a stretch limousine1
  3. the act of physically reaching or thrusting out1
  4. extension to or beyond the ordinary limit1
    • running at full stretch1
    • by no stretch of the imagination1
    • beyond any stretch of his understanding1
  5. exercise designed to extend the limbs and muscles to their full extent1
  6. a straightaway section of a racetrack1
  7. the capacity for being stretched1
  8. a large and unbroken expanse or distance1
    • a stretch of highway1
    • a stretch of clear water1
  9. an unbroken period of time during which you do something1
    • there were stretches of boredom1
    • he did a stretch in the federal penitentiary1
  10. extend one's limbs or muscles, or the entire body1
  11. extend one's body or limbs1
    • Let's stretch for a minute--we've been sitting here for over 3 hours1
  12. increase in quantity or bulk by adding a cheaper substance1
    • stretch the soup by adding some more cream1
  13. become longer by being stretched and pulled1
    • The fabric stretches1
  14. make long or longer by pulling and stretching1
    • stretch the fabric1
  15. corrupt, debase, or make impure by adding a foreign or inferior substance; often by replacing valuable ingredients with inferior ones1
  16. extend the scope or meaning of; often unduly1
    • stretch my patience1
    • stretch the imagination1
  17. pull in opposite directions1
    • During the Inquisition, the torturers would stretch their victims on a rack1
  18. lie down comfortably1
    • To enjoy the picnic, we stretched out on the grass1
  19. extend or stretch out to a greater or the full length1
  20. occupy a large, elongated area1
    • The park stretched beneath the train line1
  21. To adjust the size of an item to fit its container.2
  22. A zoom in gesture represented by two fingers with at least one of them moving away from each other at any angle, within an acceptable tolerance2

Wiktionary Translations for stretch:

  1. lengthen by pulling
  2. lengthen when pulled
  3. get more than expected from a limited resource
  1. act of stretching
  2. segment of a journey or route
  1. (intransitiv) sich erstrecken
  2. Muskeln, Muskelbänder strecken, lockern, überdehnen
  3. etwas mit Kraftaufwand glatt machen
  1. Sportmedizin: das Strecken des Körpers und der Gliedmaßen, um Elastizität zu erreichen

Cross Translation:
stretch verlängern; strecken; dehnen; auseinanderziehen uitrekken — door trekken of uitstrekken groter maken
stretch aufziehen; spannen; anspannen; ausspannen; straffen; anziehen raidirtendre ou étendre avec force ; rendre raide.
stretch Spannung; Anspannung; Blutdruck tension — État de ce qui est tendu (sens général)
stretch schmieren; betten; ausbreiten; ausrecken; strecken; ausstrecken; erstrecken; aufspannen; ausspannen; auslegen; auswerfen; aufhängen; recken; ausdehnen; dehnen; erweitern; verdünnen; verwässern; diluieren étendre — Traductions à trier suivant le sens
stretch Strecken; Ausstrecken; Ausdehnung étirement — Fait de rendre plus long, d'étendre en amincissant sous l'effet d'une action mécanique.

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