Meaning of EXTEND in English

■ verb

1》 make larger or longer in space or time.

↘occupy a specified area or continue for a specified distance.

2》 hold (something) out towards someone.

↘offer or make available.

3》 ( ~ to ) be applicable to.

4》 strain or exert to the utmost.


~ability noun

~able adjective

~ibility noun

~ible adjective

extensibility noun

extensible adjective


ME: from L. extens- , ~ere 'stretch out'.

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