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ἐκτείνω 1 2 3 stretch out, Hdt., attic: τὰ γόνατα ἐκτ. to straighten the knees, Ar.: ἐκτ. νέκυν to lay one dead, Eur.:—Pass. to be outstretched, lie at length, Soph. stretch or spread out a net, Aesch.: to extend the line of an army, Eur. stretch out, prolong, λόγον Hdt., attic put to the full stretch, of a horse put to full speed, Xen.; πᾶσαν προθυμίην ἐκτ. to put forth all one's zeal, Hdt.:—metaph. in Pass. to be on the rack, Soph.

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