lengthened lengthened  /ˈlɛŋ θənd/


  • (adj) drawn out or made longer spatially



  1. Instead, each of the four days of instruction will be lengthened an hour, and recesses and other breaks will be shortened.
  2. In that time his face had lengthened and hardened out of the sly sophistication of a Prince of Albanian-Egyptian blood.
  3. To handle the jets, runways will have to be lengthened to at least 10,500 ft.


  • Audit results in 129 longer prison terms

    A sweeping review of court orders already has led to 129 lengthened sentences for the state's inmates. And more are expected.
    on June 7, 2013     Source: The Pueblo Chieftain


  1. "Since they lengthened the golf course, the golf course plays to their advantage," Olazabal said. "The longer the golf course, the better it is for the longer hitters."
    on Apr 5, 2007 By: Jose Maria Olazabal Source: Forbes

  2. "We didn't really want to bring him over here," Francona said. "But there's no way to get around it. These starts are important for guys. Until they're lengthened out, it's a long trip for short duty, but what are you going to do?"
    on Mar 9, 2010 By: Terry Francona Source: ESPN

  3. "You not only have to hit the ball well but you also have to putt well. You have to do all aspects of the game," Woods said. "Ever since they've lengthened it, narrowed it down and changed a lot of your angles, they've turned it into more of...
    on Apr 4, 2008 By: Tiger Wood Source: The Age

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