HyperDic: extended

English > 5 senses of the word extended:
ADJECTIVEallextended, drawn-out, lengthy, prolonged, protractedrelatively long in duration / duration
allextendedfully extended or stretched forth
allextended, elongated, lengthened, prolongeddrawn out or made longer spatially
allextendedbeyond the literal or primary sense
allextended, extensivelarge in spatial extent or range or scope or quantity
extended > pronunciation
Soundsihksteh'ndahd; ihksteh'ndihd
Rhymesabbreviated ... wounded: 365 rhymes with ahd...
abbreviated ... wrongheaded: 610 rhymes with ihd...
English > extended: 5 senses > adjective 1
Meaningrelatively long in duration / duration; tediously protracted.
Example "an extended discussion"
Synonymsdrawn-out, lengthy, prolonged, protracted
Broaderlongprimarily temporal sense
Spanishprolongado
Catalanllarg, prolongat
English > extended: 5 senses > adjective 2
Meaningfully extended or stretched forth.
Examples
  • "an extended telescope"
  • "his extended legs reached almost across the small room"
  • "refused to accept the extended hand"
Narroweroutspread, spreadfully extended in width
outstretchedfully extended especially in length
sprawlyspread out irregularly
spread-eagleWith arms and legs stretched out and apart
stretchedExtended or spread over a wide area or distance
Oppositeunextendednot extended or stretched out
English > extended: 5 senses > adjective 3
MeaningDrawn out or made longer spatially.
Example "the extended airport runways can accommodate larger planes"
Synonymselongated, lengthened, prolonged
Broaderlongprimarily spatial sense
Spanishextendido, prolongado
Catalanprolongat
English > extended: 5 senses > adjective 4
MeaningBeyond the literal or primary sense.
Example"'hot off the press' shows an extended sense of 'hot'"
Broaderfigurative, nonliteral(used of the meanings of words or text) not literal
Spanishampliado
English > extended: 5 senses > adjective 5
Meaninglarge in spatial extent or range or scope or quantity.
Examples
  • "extended farm lands"
  • "surgeons with extended experience"
Synonymextensive
Broaderlarge, bigAbove average in size or number or quantity or magnitude or extent
Spanishextenso
Catalanextens

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