Definition of elongate verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

elongate

 verb
verb
NAmE//ɪˈlɔŋɡeɪt//
 
[intransitive, transitive]elongate (something)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they elongate
 
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he / she / it elongates
 
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past simple elongated
 
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-ing form elongating
 
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to become longer; to make something longer synonym lengthen
NAmE//ˌilɔŋˈɡeɪʃn//
 
noun [uncountable] the elongation of vowel sounds
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