lengthen

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Etymology[edit]

From length +‎ -en.

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lengthen (third-person singular simple present lengthens, present participle lengthening, simple past and past participle lengthened)

  1. (transitive) To make longer, to extend the length of.
  2. (intransitive) To become longer.

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