lengthen
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /ˈlɛŋ(k)θən/
Verb

lengthen (lengthens, present participle lengthening; past and past participle lengthened)

  1. (transitive) To make longer, to extend the length of.
  2. (intransitive) To become longer.
    The shadows on the lawn lengthened as the sun began to set.
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