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Definitions of extend:
  • verb:   make available; provide
    Example: "Extend a loan"
  • verb:   reach outward in space
    Example: "The awning extends several feet over the sidewalk"
  • verb:   prolong the time allowed for payment of
    Example: "Extend the loan"
  • verb:   expand the influence of
    Example: "The King extended his rule to the Eastern part of the continent"
  • verb:   open or straighten out; unbend
    Example: "Can we extend the legs of this dining table?"
  • verb:   increase in quantity or bulk by adding a cheaper substance
    Example: "Extend the casserole with a little rice"
  • verb:   continue or extend
    Example: "The disease extended into the remote mountain provinces"
  • verb:   offer verbally
    Example: "Extend my greetings"
  • verb:   span an interval of distance, space or time
    Example: "The war extended over five years"
  • verb:   extend one's limbs or muscles, or the entire body
    Example: "Extend your right arm above your head"
  • verb:   use to the utmost; exert vigorously or to full capacity
    Example: "He really extended himself when he climbed Kilimanjaro"
  • verb:   cause to move at full gallop
  • verb:   lengthen in time; cause to be or last longer
    Example: "She extended her visit by another day"
  • verb:   extend in scope or range or area
    Example: "The law was extended to all citizens"
  • verb:   extend or stretch out to a greater or the full length
    Example: "Extend the TV antenna"
  • verb:   thrust or extend out
    Example: "Extend a hand"
  • verb:   stretch out over a distance, space, time, or scope; run or extend between two points or beyond a certain point
    Example: "My memory extends back to my fourth year of life"

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See extend used in context: 33 poetry verses, 15 Shakespeare works, 2 Bible passages, 113 definitions

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