verb (used with object)
THINK YOU’VE GOT A HANDLE ON THIS US STATE NICKNAME QUIZ?
OTHER WORDS FROM outstretchoutstretcher, noun
Example sentences from the Web for outstretch
His hands outstretched, shoulders in submission, there was no shouting, no expletives, no aggression at all.
Before we could pull away they paddled over and with outstretched hands uttered a single English word: “money.”
“When I woke up in the morning, I looked at the magazine cover which showed Pope Wojtyla with his arms outstretched,” she said.Popes, Saints, Miracles, Weird Relics and Odd Omens Converge on Rome|Barbie Latza Nadeau|April 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
My chest pressed into the foot of the crib, arms outstretched through bars, I wailed at an open door to an empty staircase.‘Tracing the Blue Light’: Read Chapter 1 of Eileen Cronin’s ‘Mermaid’|Eileen Cronin|April 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He escorts me down the stairs, out the door, and we stand for a moment beneath the outstretched arms of the giant elms.
Was it his moment of iron self-mastery that brought her with outstretched, clinging arms towards him?The Wave|Algernon Blackwood
Tim, with face flushed and hands outstretched in protest, arose from his chair and went to the bedside.The Soldier of the Valley|Nelson Lloyd
Then he said something in a language Matt could not understand, and took a step toward Clip, with hand outstretched.Motor Matt's "Century" Run|Stanley R. Matthews
And he had seen her arms outstretched, felt her arms placed beneath him—the arms that bore him up, brought him to safety.The Everlasting Arms|Joseph Hocking
Dr. Varney pulled himself together promptly and took Jessie's outstretched hand.The Weight of the Crown|Fred M. White