Meaning of EXTEND in English

v. 25B6; verb

he attempted to extend his dominions : EXPAND, enlarge, increase, make larger/bigger; lengthen, widen, broaden.

the garden extends down to the road : CONTINUE, carry on, run on, stretch (out), reach, lead.

we have extended our range of services : WIDEN, expand, broaden; augment, supplement, increase, add to, enhance, develop.

extending the life of parliament : PROLONG, lengthen, increase; stretch out, protract, spin out, string out.

extend your arms and legs : STRETCH OUT, spread out, reach out, straighten out.

he extended a hand in greeting : HOLD OUT, reach out, hold forth; offer, give, outstretch, proffer.

we wish to extend our thanks to Mr Bayes : OFFER, proffer, give, grant, bestow, accord.

reduce, narrow, shorten.

25A0; extend to INCLUDE, take in, incorporate, encompass.

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