extended or stretched out

They ran towards each other with arms outstretched, and the credits rolled.

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  • outstretched — index broad Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • outstretched — [[t]a͟ʊtstre̱tʃt[/t]] ADJ If a part of the body of a person or animal is outstretched, it is stretched out as far as possible. She was staring into the fire muttering, and holding her arms outstretched to warm her hands. ...an eagle with… …   English dictionary

  • outstretched — out|stretched [ˌautˈstretʃt] adj stretched out to full length outstretched arms/hands/fingers ▪ She ran to meet them with outstretched arms …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • outstretched — adj. Outstretched is used with these nouns: ↑arm, ↑finger, ↑hand, ↑leg, ↑palm, ↑wing …   Collocations dictionary

  • outstretched — out|stretched [ aut stretʃt ] adjective stretched out as far as possible: A bird was eating crumbs from her outstretched hand …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • outstretched — adjective stretched out to full length: She ran to meet them with outstretched arms …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • outstretched — UK [ˌaʊtˈstretʃt] / US [aʊtˈstretʃt] adjective stretched out as far as possible A bird was eating crumbs from her outstretched hand …   English dictionary

  • outstretched — adjective fully extended especially in length a kitten with one paw outstretched • Similar to: ↑extended …   Useful english dictionary

  • outstretched — Synonyms and related words: deltoid, fan shape, fan shaped, fanlike, fanned, fanning, flabelliform, flared, flaring, open, outspread, patulous, splay, splayed, splaying, spraddled, spraddling, sprangled, sprangling, sprawling, sprawly, spread,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • outstretched — (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. extended, proffered, offered; expanded, outspread. See breadth, offer …   English dictionary for students

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