Associations to the word «Extend»


EXTEND, verb. (intransitive) To increase in extent.
EXTEND, verb. (intransitive) To possess a certain extent.
EXTEND, verb. (transitive) To cause to increase in extent.
EXTEND, verb. (transitive) To cause to last for a longer period of time.
EXTEND, verb. (transitive) To straighten (a limb).
EXTEND, verb. To bestow; to offer; to impart; to apply.
EXTEND, verb. To increase in quantity by weakening or adulterating additions.
EXTEND, verb. (UK) (legal) To value, as lands taken by a writ of extent in satisfaction of a debt; to assign by writ of extent.

Dictionary definition

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".
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".
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".
EXTEND, verb. Make available; provide; "extend a loan"; "The bank offers a good deal on new mortgages".
EXTEND, verb. Thrust or extend out; "He held out his hand"; "point a finger"; "extend a hand"; "the bee exserted its sting".
EXTEND, verb. Reach outward in space; "The awning extends several feet over the sidewalk".
EXTEND, verb. Offer verbally; "extend my greetings"; "He offered his sympathy".
EXTEND, verb. Extend one's limbs or muscles, or the entire body; "Stretch your legs!"; "Extend your right arm above your head".
EXTEND, verb. Expand the influence of; "The King extended his rule to the Eastern part of the continent".
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".
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".
EXTEND, verb. Cause to move at full gallop; "Did you gallop the horse just now?".
EXTEND, verb. Open or straighten out; unbend; "Can we extend the legs of this dining table?".
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".
EXTEND, verb. Prolong the time allowed for payment of; "extend the loan".
EXTEND, verb. Continue or extend; "The civil war carried into the neighboring province"; "The disease extended into the remote mountain provinces".
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".

Wise words

He who speaks without modesty will find it difficult to make his words good.