extend

phonetic symbol: / ɪksténd / 

extend - English Dictionary

[ verb ]
■ extend one's limbs or muscles, or the entire body
e.g.)
・Extend your right arm above your head
stretch

[ verb ]
■ thrust or extend out
e.g.)
・extend a hand
exsert , hold out , put out , stretch forth , stretch out

[ verb ]
■ increase in quantity or bulk by adding a cheaper substance
e.g.)
・extend the casserole with a little rice
stretch

[ verb ]
■ continue or extend
e.g.)
・The disease extended into the remote mountain provinces
carry

[ verb ]
■ lengthen in time
■ cause to be or last longer
e.g.)
・She extended her visit by another day
draw out , prolong , protract

[ verb ]
■ prolong the time allowed for payment of
e.g.)
・extend the loan

[ verb ]
■ extend in scope or range or area
e.g.)
・The law was extended to all citizens
・Extend your backyard
broaden , widen

[ verb ]
■ expand the influence of
e.g.)
・The King extended his rule to the Eastern part of the continent
expand

[ verb ]
■ use to the utmost
■ exert vigorously or to full capacity
e.g.)
・He really extended himself when he climbed Kilimanjaro
strain

[ verb ]
■ open or straighten out
■ unbend
e.g.)
・Can we extend the legs of this dining table?

[ verb ]
■ cause to move at full gallop
gallop

[ verb ]
■ extend or stretch out to a greater or the full length
e.g.)
・extend the TV antenna
stretch , stretch out , unfold

[ verb ]
■ offer verbally
e.g.)
・extend my greetings
offer

[ verb ]
■ make available
■ provide
e.g.)
・extend a loan
offer

[ verb ]
■ stretch out over a distance, space, time, or scope
■ run or extend between two points or beyond a certain point
e.g.)
・My memory extends back to my fourth year of life
・The facts extend beyond a consideration of her personal assets
go , lead , pass , run

[ verb ]
■ span an interval of distance, space or time
e.g.)
・The war extended over five years
・My land extends over the hills on the horizon
continue , cover

[ verb ]
■ reach outward in space
e.g.)
・The awning extends several feet over the sidewalk
poke out , reach out

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