Dictionary Results for extend


1. extend - verb

· extend in scope or range or area; "The law was extended to all citizens"; "widen the range of applications"; "broaden your horizon"; "Extend your backyard"

Synonym(s): widen, broaden

Hypernym(s): increase




2. extend - verb

· stretch out over a distance, space, time, or scope; run or extend between two points or beyond a certain point; "Service runs all the way to Cranbury"; "His knowledge doesn't go very far"; "My memory extends back to my fourth year of life"; "The facts extend beyond a consideration of her personal assets"

Synonym(s): run, go, pass, lead

Hypernym(s): be




3. extend - verb

· span an interval of distance, space or time; "The war extended over five years"; "The period covered the turn of the century"; "My land extends over the hills on the horizon"; "This farm covers some 200 acres"; "The Archipelago continues for another 500 miles"

Synonym(s): cover, continue

Hypernym(s): be




4. extend - verb

· make available; provide; "extend a loan"; "The bank offers a good deal on new mortgages"

Synonym(s): offer

Hypernym(s): supply, provide, render, furnish




5. extend - verb

· thrust or extend out; "He held out his hand"; "point a finger"; "extend a hand"; "the bee exserted its sting"

Synonym(s): exsert, stretch_out, put_out, hold_out, stretch_forth

Hypernym(s): gesticulate, gesture, motion




6. extend - verb

· reach outward in space; "The awning extends several feet over the sidewalk"

Synonym(s): poke_out, reach_out

Hypernym(s): be




7. extend - verb

· offer verbally; "extend my greetings"; "He offered his sympathy"

Synonym(s): offer

Hypernym(s): give, pay




8. extend - verb

· extend one's limbs or muscles, or the entire body; "Stretch your legs!"; "Extend your right arm above your head"

Synonym(s): stretch

Hypernym(s): tense, strain, tense_up




9. extend - verb

· expand the influence of; "The King extended his rule to the Eastern part of the continent"

Synonym(s): expand

Hypernym(s): change, alter, modify




10. extend - verb

· lengthen in time; cause to be or last longer; "We prolonged our stay"; "She extended her visit by another day"; "The meeting was drawn out until midnight"

Synonym(s): prolong, protract, draw_out

Hypernym(s): lengthen




11. extend - verb

· extend or stretch out to a greater or the full length; "Unfold the newspaper"; "stretch out that piece of cloth"; "extend the TV antenna"

Synonym(s): unfold, stretch, stretch_out

Hypernym(s): change_shape, change_form, deform




12. extend - verb

· cause to move at full gallop; "Did you gallop the horse just now?"

Synonym(s): gallop

Hypernym(s): ride, sit




13. extend - verb

· open or straighten out; unbend; "Can we extend the legs of this dining table?"

Hypernym(s): straighten, straighten_out




14. extend - verb

· use to the utmost; exert vigorously or to full capacity; "He really extended himself when he climbed Kilimanjaro"; "Don't strain your mind too much"

Synonym(s): strain

Hypernym(s): use, utilize, utilise, apply, employ




15. extend - verb

· prolong the time allowed for payment of; "extend the loan"

Hypernym(s): prolong, protract, extend, draw_out




16. extend - verb

· continue or extend; "The civil war carried into the neighboring province"; "The disease extended into the remote mountain provinces"

Synonym(s): carry

Hypernym(s): continue




17. extend - verb

· increase in quantity or bulk by adding a cheaper substance; "stretch the soup by adding some more cream"; "extend the casserole with a little rice"

Synonym(s): stretch

Hypernym(s): increase





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