Extend

  • 1 extend — ex‧tend [ɪkˈstend] verb 1. [transitive] to increase the period of time for which an agreement, contract etc is effective: • The company decided not to extend his employment contract. • The lease has been extended to five years. 2. [transitive] to …

    Financial and business terms

  • 2 Extend — Ex*tend ([e^]ks*t[e^]nd ), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Extended}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Extending}.] [L. extendere, extentum, extensum; ex out + tendere to stretch. See {Trend}.] 1. To stretch out; to prolong in space; to carry forward or continue in length; …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 Extend — Студийный альбом Milanese …

    Википедия

  • 4 extend — extend, lengthen, elongate, prolong, protract all mean to draw out or add to so as to increase in length. Both extend and lengthen (opposed to shorten) connote an increase of length either in space or in time, but extend is also used to connote… …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 5 extend — Fowler (1926) and others have castigated the use of extend to mean ‘to give, to offer’ in expressions such as extend a welcome. Fowler wrote that ‘extend in this sense has done its development in America, and has come to use full grown via the… …

    Modern English usage

  • 6 extend — [ek stend′, ikstend′] vt. [ME extended < L extendere < ex , out + tendere, to stretch: see THIN] 1. to stretch out or draw out to a certain point, or for a certain distance or time 2. to enlarge in area, scope, influence, meaning, effect,… …

    English World dictionary

  • 7 extend — I (enlarge) verb add, aggrandize, amplify, augere, augment, broaden, build up, carry beyond the limit, carry further, cause to grow, continue, deepen, develop, dilate, distend, draw out, elongate, enlarge the scope of, expand, extendere, increase …

    Law dictionary

  • 8 extend — early 14c., to value, assess; late 14c. to stretch out, lengthen, from Anglo Fr. estendre (late 13c.), O.Fr. estendre stretch out, extend, increase, from L. extendere stretch out, from ex out (see EX (Cf. ex )) + tendere to stretch (see TENET (Cf …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 9 extend — [v1] make larger, longer add to, aggrandize, amplify, augment, beef up*, boost, broaden, carry on, continue, crane, develop, dilate, drag one’s feet*, drag out, draw, draw out, elongate, enhance, enlarge, expand, fan out, go on, heighten,… …

    New thesaurus

  • 10 extend to — index abut, border (bound), reach Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 11 extend — ► VERB 1) make larger in area. 2) cause to last longer. 3) occupy a specified area or continue for a specified distance. 4) hold out (one s hand or another part of one s body) towards someone. 5) offer; make available. DERIVATIVES extendability… …

    English terms dictionary

  • 12 extend */*/*/ — UK [ɪkˈstend] / US verb Word forms extend : present tense I/you/we/they extend he/she/it extends present participle extending past tense extended past participle extended 1) a) [intransitive] to continue for a particular distance or in a… …

    English dictionary

  • 13 extend — ex|tend [ ık stend ] verb *** ▸ 1 continue in space/time ▸ 2 increase size/range etc. ▸ 3 offer greeting ▸ 4 increase length ▸ 5 lend money etc. ▸ 6 affect/include someone/something ▸ + PHRASES 1. ) intransitive extend from/into/over/beyond/for… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 14 extend — ex|tend W2S3 [ıkˈstend] v ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(time)¦ 2¦(area/distance)¦ 3¦(size)¦ 4¦(include/affect)¦ 5¦(offer help/thanks)¦ 6¦(arms/legs)¦ 7¦(continue winning)¦ 8¦(furniture)¦ ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ [Date: 1300 1400; : Latin; O …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 15 extend — /Ik stend/ verb 1 CONTINUE (intransitive always + adv/prep) to continue for a particular distance or over a particular area: across/over/through etc: The River Nile extends as far as Lake Victoria. | extend 100 km/30 yards etc: Smith Point… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 16 extend — [[t]ɪkste̱nd[/t]] ♦♦ extends, extending, extended 1) VERB If you say that something, usually something large, extends for a particular distance or extends from one place to another, you are indicating its size or position. [V for amount] The… …

    English dictionary

  • 17 extend — v. 1) (A) ( to convey ) they extended a warm welcome to us; or: they extended us a warm welcome 2) (d; intr.) ( to reach ) to extend beyond (the forest extends beyond the border) 3) (d; intr.) ( to reach ) to extend from; to (the border extends… …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 18 extend — verb Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo French or Latin; Anglo French estendre, from Latin extendere, from ex + tendere to stretch more at thin Date: 14th century transitive verb 1. to spread or stretch forth ; unbend < extended both her arms… …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 19 extend — 01. Our teacher has [extended] the due date for our essay by a week because so many people said they wouldn t be able to finish on time. 02. We asked our boss for a two day [extension] to the project. 03. He has [extensive] experience working… …

    Grammatical examples in English

  • 20 extend — ex•tend [[t]ɪkˈstɛnd[/t]] v. t. 1) to stretch or draw out to full length: extended the measuring tape[/ex] 2) to stretch or draw outward 3) to stretch forth; hold out: to extend one s hand in greeting[/ex] 4) to make longer, as to reach a… …

    From formal English to slang


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