verb (used with object)
Related formsout·stretch·er, noun
Examples from the Web for outstretched
Before we could pull away they paddled over and with outstretched hands uttered a single English word: “money.”
He escorts me down the stairs, out the door, and we stand for a moment beneath the outstretched arms of the giant elms.
I reached over to grab his outstretched hand but as our fingers were about to touch, I was engulfed in darkness.
Dropping his rifle, he approached his dog with outstretched arms.The Whelps of the Wolf|George Marsh
In the hour of his need it had been neither religion nor philosophy, but the outstretched hand, that had helped.The Ancient Law|Ellen Glasgow
Old Jerry stood with his outstretched hand poised in midair while he realized that his chance shot had gone home.Once to Every Man|Larry Evans
And under Kori's outstretched arm, so close as almost to brush against his uniformed legs, had stolen Thorn.The Radiant Shell|Paul Ernst
That outstretched, mocking hand—was it what the abstainers called the "demon of drink?"A Republic Without a President and Other Stories|Herbert Ward