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The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
  • v. To open or straighten (something) out; unbend: extended the legs of the folding table.
  • v. To stretch or spread (something) out to greater or fullest length: extended the radio antenna.
  • v. To exert (oneself) vigorously or to full capacity: Few mountain climbers have extended themselves as those two have.
  • v. To cause to move at full gallop. Used of a horse.
  • v. To increase in quantity or bulk by adding a cheaper substance: used rice or pasta to extend leftover casseroles.
  • v. To adulterate.
  • v. To enlarge the area, scope, or range of.
  • v. To expand the influence of.
  • v. To make more comprehensive or inclusive. See Synonyms at increase.
  • v. To offer: extend one's greetings.
  • v. To make available; provide: extend credit to qualified purchasers.
  • v. To cause (something) to be or last longer: extended our visit by a day.
  • v. To prolong the time allowed for payment of: extend a loan for three more months.
  • v. Chiefly British To appraise or assess; value.
  • v. Chiefly British To seize or make a levy on for the purpose of settling a debt.
  • verb-intransitive. To be or become long, large, or comprehensive: influence that extended to other continents; table legs that extend by unscrewing.
  • Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
  • v. To increase in extent.
  • v. To possess a certain extent.
  • v. To cause to increase in extent.
  • v. To cause to last for a longer period of time.
  • v. To straighten (a limb).
  • the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
  • v. To stretch out; to prolong in space; to carry forward or continue in length
  • v. To enlarge, as a surface or volume; to expand; to spread; to amplify.
  • v. To enlarge; to widen; to carry out further; ; to continue, as time; to lengthen; to prolong.
  • v. To hold out or reach forth, as the arm or hand.
  • v. To bestow; to offer; to impart; to apply.
  • v. To increase in quantity by weakening or adulterating additions.
  • v. To value, as lands taken by a writ of extent in satisfaction of a debt; to assign by writ of extent.
  • The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • To stretch out in any direction, or in all directions; carry forward or continue in length or enlarge in area; expand or dilate: as, to extend roads, limits, or bounds; to extend the territories of a kingdom; to extend a metal plate by hammering.
  • To place horizontally, at full length.
  • To hold out or reach forth.
  • To make more comprehensive; enlarge the scope of; give a wider range to: as, to extend the sphere of usefulness; to extend commerce; to extend a treatise or a definition.
  • To continue; prolong: as, to extend the time of payment; to extend a leave of absence.
  • To hold out as a grant or concession; communicate; bestow; impart: as, to extend mercy to an offender.
  • To hold out in effort; put forth the strength or energy of: used reflexively.
  • To take by seizure; become seized of; pass by seizin or right of possession.
  • In law, to make a seizure of; fasten a process or grant upon, as lands under a writ of extent in satisfaction of a debt, or a writ of execution to levy and value.
  • To magnify; extol.
  • To plant or set out.
  • To survey; measure the extent of, as land.
  • To be stretched or drawn out; be continued in length, or in all directions; be expanded; stretch out: as, the line extends from corner to corner; the skin extends over nearly the whole body; his influence is gradually extending.
  • WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
  • v. reach outward in space
  • v. increase in quantity or bulk by adding a cheaper substance
  • v. use to the utmost; exert vigorously or to full capacity
  • v. open or straighten out; unbend
  • v. span an interval of distance, space or time
  • v. extend in scope or range or area
  • v. continue or extend
  • v. cause to move at full gallop
  • v. extend one's limbs or muscles, or the entire body
  • v. expand the influence of
  • v. offer verbally
  • v. stretch out over a distance, space, time, or scope; run or extend between two points or beyond a certain point
  • v. make available; provide
  • v. extend or stretch out to a greater or the full length
  • v. lengthen in time; cause to be or last longer
  • v. thrust or extend out
  • v. prolong the time allowed for payment of
  • Antonym
    shorten    withdraw   
    Verb Form
    extended    extendibility    extending    extends   
    Words that are more generic or abstract
    be    increase    straighten out    straighten    continue    ride    sit    change    modify    alter   
    Cross Reference
    extension    extensive    extensible    extent    extendible   
    Words with the same meaning
    enlarge    widen    diffuse    expand    increase    spread    amplify    lengthen    prolong    bestow   
    Words with the same terminal sound
    End    Friend    Mende    Wend    abend    amend    append    apprehend    ascend    attend   
    Same Context
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