overstrecchen etymology

Middle English word overstrecchen comes from English stretch, English over-

Detailed word origin of overstrecchen

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
stretch English (eng) (figuratively, transitive) To get more use than expected from a limited resource.. (figuratively, transitive) To make inaccurate by exaggeration.. (intransitive) To extend physically, especially from limit point to limit point.. (intransitive) To extend to a limit point. (intransitive) To lengthen when pulled.. (intransitive, transitive) To extend one’s limbs or another part of the body in [...]
over- English (eng) Above, or higher. Excessively. Superior. Surrounding or covering.
overstrecchen Middle English (enm)

Words with the same origin as overstrecchen

Descendants of over-
overborde overcomen oversenden oversitten overspreden