Meaning of EXTENSION in English

EXTENSION

noun

1.

the act or state of extending or being extended

a one-month extension of the price freeze seems likely

Synonyms: elongation, lengthening, production, prolongation, prolongment, protraction

Related Word: continuation, continuing; drawing out, stretch, stretch-out

Contrasted words: abridgment, shortening; contraction, curtailment, shrinking

2.

Synonyms: expansion 2, enlargement, spread

Related Word: augmentation, increase; spreading out

Contrasted words: abridgment, curtailment; reduction

Antonyms: contraction

3.

Synonyms: range 2, ambit, compass, extent, orbit, purview, radius, reach, scope, sweep

Related Word: magnitude, size, spread; comprehensiveness

4.

Synonyms: annex , arm, block, ell, wing

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