Antonyms of SHORTEN

Examples of usage:

  1. It was difficult to believe this was the easiest way into the valley where the railroad man had made his discovery; the latter, being used to the ranges, had, no doubt, taken it to shorten the distance, and Kermode should have objected. "Prescott of Saskatchewan" by Harold Bindloss
  2. Your dear mother begged that there should be no delay; and neither you nor I, Mary, could bear to shorten the time of happiness together that may be granted them. "More Bywords" by Charlotte M. Yonge
  3. But one night while Davy lay sound asleep in his warm hammock, he was startled by a cry on deck, which was followed by a loud order for " all hands" to tumble up and shorten sail. "The Life of a Ship" by R.M. Ballantyne
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