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Definition of Protract

Protract

  1. To draw out or lengthen in time or (rarely) in space; to continue; to prolong; as, to protract an argument; to protract a war.
  2. To put off to a distant time; to delay; to defer; as, to protract a decision or duty.
  3. To draw to a scale; to lay down the lines and angles of, with scale and protractor; to plot.
  4. To extend; to protrude; as, the cat can protract its claws; -- opposed to retract.
  5. Tedious continuance or delay.

Protract Translations

protract in German is hinziehen

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