outstretch

[out-strech]
verb (used with object)
1.
to stretch forth; extend: to outstretch one's hand in welcome.
2.
to stretch out; expand: The rising population has outstretched the city.
3.
to stretch beyond: His behavior outstretches my patience.

Origin:
1350–1400; Middle English; see out-, stretch

outstretcher, noun
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outstretch (ˌaʊtˈstrɛtʃ)
 
vb
1.  to extend or expand; stretch out
2.  to stretch or extend beyond

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outstretch
mid-14c., from out + stretch (q.v.).
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Example sentences
On her screen, the larger of two whooping cranes flaunts his outstretched
  wings, showing that he's ready to breed.
Starting as an outstretched chain, the fragment fairly quickly collapsed.
One sailed a perfect trajectory into my father's outstretched hand.
Relentless storms lashed the mountain, the driving snow at times blinding us
  even to our own outstretched hands.
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