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General dictionaries General (28 matching dictionaries)
  1. distend: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. distend: Oxford Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. distend: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. distend: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. distend: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. distend: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. distend: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. distend: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. distend: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. distend: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. distend: V2 Vocabulary Building Dictionary [home, info]
  12. distend: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  13. distend: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  14. distend: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  15. distend: Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  16. distend: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  17. Distend: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  18. distend: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  19. distend: Rhymezone [home, info]
  20. Distend: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  21. distend: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  22. distend: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  23. distend: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  24. distend: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  25. distend: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  26. distend: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (1 matching dictionary)
  1. distend: Legal dictionary [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. distend: online medical dictionary [home, info]
  2. distend: Medical dictionary [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (distend)

verb:  swell from or as if from internal pressure ("The distended bellies of the starving cows")
verb:  cause to expand as it by internal pressure ("The gas distended the animal's body")
verb:  become wider

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