Translation of lengthen in Spanish:

lengthen

Pronunciation: /ˈleŋθən/

vt

  • [skirt/novel] alargar*; [line/speech/visit] alargar*, prolongar* he lengthened his stride alargó el paso a lengthening line una cola cada vez más larga

vi

  • [day/shadow] alargarse* the odds have lengthened las probabilidades han disminuido
    More example sentences
    • Half an hour had already passed, and the shadows lengthened as the sun sunk into the horizon.
    • The shadows were just barely lengthening and Kristram looked at me in disbelief.
    • Then, as the candles burnt and the shadows lengthened, we started to think about it properly.

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