Associations to the word «Lengthened»


LENGTHEN, verb. (transitive) To make longer, to extend the length of.
LENGTHEN, verb. (intransitive) To become longer.

Dictionary definition

LENGTHEN, verb. Make longer; "Lengthen this skirt, please".
LENGTHEN, verb. Become long or longer; "In Spring, the days lengthen".

Wise words

Language is a process of free creation; its laws and principles are fixed, but the manner in which the principles of generation are used is free and infinitely varied. Even the interpretation and use of words involves a process of free creation.
Noam Chomsky