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lengthened Meaning, Definition & Usage

  1. verb make longer
    lengthen.
    • Lengthen this skirt, please
  2. verb become long or longer
    lengthen.
    • In Spring, the days lengthen
  3. adjective satellite drawn out or made longer spatially
    extended; prolonged; elongated.
    • Picasso's elongated Don Quixote
    • lengthened skirts are fashionable this year
    • the extended airport runways can accommodate larger planes
    • a prolonged black line across the page
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