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KK Pronunciation

〔 Ikˋstєnd 〕


〔 ikˊstend 〕

Overview of verb extend

The verb extend has 17 senses

  • widen, broaden, extend -- (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")

  • run, go, pass, lead, extend -- (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")

  • cover, continue, extend -- (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")

  • extend, offer -- (make available; provide; "extend a loan"; "The bank offers a good deal on new mortgages")

  • exsert, stretch out, put out, extend, hold out, stretch forth -- (thrust or extend out; "He held out his hand"; "point a finger"; "extend a hand"; "the bee exserted its sting")

  • extend, poke out, reach out -- (reach outward in space; "The awning extends several feet over the sidewalk")

  • offer, extend -- (offer verbally; "extend my greetings"; "He offered his sympathy")

  • stretch, extend -- (extend one's limbs or muscles, or the entire body; "Stretch your legs!"; "Extend your right arm above your head")

  • extend, expand -- (expand the influence of; "The King extended his rule to the Eastern part of the continent")

  • prolong, protract, extend, draw out -- (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")

  • unfold, stretch, stretch out, extend -- (extend or stretch out to a greater or the full length; "Unfold the newspaper"; "stretch out that piece of cloth"; "extend the TV antenna")

  • gallop, extend -- (cause to move at full gallop; "Did you gallop the horse just now?")

  • extend -- (open or straighten out; unbend; "Can we extend the legs of this dining table?")

  • strain, extend -- (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")

  • extend -- (prolong the time allowed for payment of; "extend the loan")

  • carry, extend -- (continue or extend; "The civil war carried into the neighboring province"; "The disease extended into the remote mountain provinces")

  • extend, stretch -- (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")