HyperDic: extend

English > 17 senses of the word extend:
VERBchangeextend, widen, broadenextend in scope or range or area
stativeextend, run, go, pass, leadstretch out over a distance, space, time, or scope
stativeextend, cover, continuespan an interval / interval of distance, space or time
possessionextend, offermake available
bodyextend, exsert, stretch out, put out, hold out, stretch forththrust or extend out
stativeextend, poke out, reach outreach outward in space
possessionextend, offeroffer verbally
bodyextend, stretchextend one's limbs or muscles, or the entire body
changeextend, expandexpand the influence of
changeextend, prolong, protract, draw outlengthen in time
motionextend, unfold, stretch, stretch outextend or stretch out to a greater or the full length
motionextend, gallopcause to move at full gallop
contactextendopen or straighten out
consumptionextend, strainuse to the utmost
changeextendprolong the time allowed for payment of
changeextend, carrycontinue or extend
changeextend, stretchincrease in quantity or bulk by adding a cheaper substance
extend > pronunciation
Soundsihksteh'nd
Rhymesamend ... wend: 48 rhymes with ehnd...
English > extend: 17 senses > verb 1, change
MeaningExtend in scope or range or area.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Examples
  • "The law was extended to all citizens"
  • "Extend your backyard"
Synonymswiden, broaden
Narrowerbroadenmake broader
globalize, globalisemake world-wide / world-wide / world-wide in scope or application
stretchExtend the scope or meaning / meaning of
territorialize, territorialiseExtend by adding territory
Broaderincreasemake bigger or more
Similar toextend, expandExpand the influence of
Spanishampliar, ensanchar, extender
Catalanampliar, eixamplar, estendre
Adjectivesextensivelarge in spatial extent or range or scope or quantity
Nounsextensionact of expanding in scope
extentthe point or degree to which something extends
English > extend: 17 senses > verb 2, stative
Meaningstretch out over a distance, space, time, or scope; run or extend between two points / points or beyond a certain point / point.
PatternSomething is ----ing PP
Examples
  • "My memory extends back to my fourth year of life"
  • "The facts extend beyond a consideration of her personal assets"
Synonymsrun, go, pass, lead
NarrowercomeExtend or reach
go far, go deepExtend in importance or range
radiate, rayExtend or spread outward from a center or focus or inward towards a center
underrunRun or pass below
BroaderbeOccupy a certain position or area
See alsoextend toto extend as far as
Similar torange, runchange or be different within limits
Spanishacudir, ampliar, dirigir, extenderse, ir, liderar, pasar, prolongar
Catalanacudir, ampliar, anar, dirigir, estendre's, liderar, passar, prolongar
Nounsextentthe distance or area or volume over which something extends
English > extend: 17 senses > verb 3, stative
Meaningspan an interval / interval of distance, space or time.
PatternSomething ----s something
Examples
  • "The war extended over five years"
  • "My land extends over the hills on the horizon"
Synonymscover, continue
Narrowercross, traverse, span, sweepTo cover or extend over an area or time period
dot, stud, constellatescatter or intersperse like dots or studs
overlapExtend over and cover a part of
ridgeExtend in ridges
spread, overspreadspread across or over
sweepCover the entire range of
BroaderbeOccupy a certain position or area
Similar tocoverhold within range of an aimed firearm
Spanishampliar, continuar, cubrir, extenderse, prolongar, seguir
Catalanampliar, cobrir, continuar, estendre's, prolongar, seguir
Nounsextentthe distance or area or volume over which something extends
English > extend: 17 senses > verb 4, possession
Meaningmake available; provide.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s something to somebody
Example"extend a loan"
Synonymoffer
Broadersupply, provide, render, furnishGive something useful or necessary to
Similar tooffer, extendoffer verbally
Spanishbrindar, extender, ofrecer
Catalanbrindar
English > extend: 17 senses > verb 5, body
Meaningthrust or extend out.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example "extend a hand"
Synonymsexsert, stretch out, put out, hold out, stretch forth
NarrowerhyperextendExtend a joint beyond its normal range
Broadergesticulate, gesture, motionshow, express or direct through movement
Spanishextender
Catalanallargar, estendre
Adjectivesextendiblecapable of being lengthened
extensiblecapable of being protruded or stretched or opened out
Nounsextensora skeletal muscle whose contraction extends or stretches a body part
English > extend: 17 senses > verb 6, stative
Meaningreach outward in space.
PatternSomething ----s; Something is ----ing PP
Example"The awning extends several feet over the sidewalk"
Synonymspoke out, reach out
BroaderbeOccupy a certain position or area
Spanishsobresalir
Adjectivesextendiblecapable of being lengthened
extensiblecapable of being protruded or stretched or opened out
English > extend: 17 senses > verb 7, possession
Meaningoffer verbally.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s something to somebody
Example"extend my greetings"
Synonymoffer
Broadergive, payconvey, as of a compliment, regards, attention, etc.
Similar toextend, offermake available
Spanishconceder, entregar, extender, ofrecer, rendir
Catalanconcedir, donar, oferir-se, oferir, retre
English > extend: 17 senses > verb 8, body
MeaningExtend one's limbs or muscles, or the entire body.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example "Extend your right arm above your head"
Synonymstretch
Narrowercrane, stretch outstretch (the neck) so as to see better
spread-eaglestretch out completely
Broadertense, strain, tense upCause to be tense and uneasy or nervous or anxious
Spanishdesentumecer, distender, estirar
Catalandesemperesir-se, desentumir, distendre, estirar-se, estirar
Nounsextensionact of stretching or straightening out a flexed limb
extensora skeletal muscle whose contraction extends or stretches a body part
English > extend: 17 senses > verb 9, change
MeaningExpand the influence of.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"The King extended his rule to the Eastern part of the continent"
Synonymexpand
Broaderchange, alter, modifyCause to change
Similar towiden, broaden, extendExtend in scope or range or area
English > extend: 17 senses > verb 10, change
Meaninglengthen in time; cause to be or last / last longer.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Example "She extended her visit by another day"
Synonymsprolong, protract, draw out
Narrowerextendprolong the time allowed for payment of
spin, spin outprolong or extend
temporize, temporisedraw out a discussion or process in order to gain time
Broaderlengthenmake longer
Similar tocarry, extendContinue or extend
Spanishalargar, extenderse, prolongar
Catalanallargar, estendre's, prolongar
Adjectivesextendiblecapable of being lengthened
English > extend: 17 senses > verb 11, motion
MeaningExtend or stretch out to a greater or the full length.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s something
Example "extend the TV antenna"
Synonymsunfold, stretch, stretch out
Broaderchange shape, change form, deformassume a different shape or form
Similar toextendopen or straighten out
Spanishdesdoblar, desenvolver, desplegar, distender, estirar, extender
Catalandesdoblar, desembolicar, desplegar, distendre, estendre, estirar
Adjectivesextensiblecapable of being protruded or stretched or opened out
English > extend: 17 senses > verb 12, motion
MeaningCause to move at full gallop.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymgallop
Categoryriding, horseback ridingTravel by being carried on horseback
riding, horseback riding, equitationThe sport of siting on the back of a horse while controlling its movements
Broaderride, sitSit and travel on the back of animal, usually while controlling its motions
English > extend: 17 senses > verb 13, contact
Meaningopen or straighten out; unbend.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"Can we extend the legs of this dining table?"
Broaderstraighten, straighten outmake straight
Similar tounfold, stretch, stretch out, extendExtend or stretch out to a greater or the full length
Adjectivesextendiblecapable of being lengthened
extensiblecapable of being protruded or stretched or opened out
English > extend: 17 senses > verb 14, consumption
MeaningUse to the utmost; exert vigorously or to full capacity.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Example"He really extended himself when he climbed Kilimanjaro"
Synonymstrain
Narroweroverstrain, overextendstrain excessively
tax, taskUse to the limit
Broaderuse, utilize, utilise, apply, employput into service
Spanishgastarse
Catalangastar-se
English > extend: 17 senses > verb 15, change
Meaningprolong the time allowed for payment of.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"extend the loan"
Broaderprolong, protract, extend, draw outlengthen in time
Similar tocarry, extendContinue or extend
Adjectivesextendiblecapable of being lengthened
English > extend: 17 senses > verb 16, change
MeaningContinue or extend.
PatternSomething is ----ing PP
Example "The disease extended into the remote mountain provinces"
Synonymcarry
BroadercontinueExist over a prolonged period of time
Similar toextendprolong the time allowed for payment of
prolong, protract, extend, draw outlengthen in time
Spanishampliar, prolongar
Catalanampliar, estendre's, prolongar
English > extend: 17 senses > verb 17, change
Meaningincrease in quantity or bulk by adding a cheaper substance.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Example "extend the casserole with a little rice"
Synonymstretch
Broaderincreasemake bigger or more
Similar toload, adulterate, stretch, dilute, debaseCorrupt, debase, or make impure by adding a foreign or inferior substance
Spanishestirar
Catalanestirar

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