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extend

 
Verb extend has 17 senses
  1. widen, broaden, extend - 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"
    --1 is one way to increase
    Derived forms: noun extension2, noun extent1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
  2. run, go, pass, lead, extend - 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"
    --2 is one way to be
    Derived form: noun extent2
    Sample sentence:
    Something is ----ing PP
  3. cover, extend - 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"
    --3 is one way to be
    Derived form: noun extent2
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s something
  4. extend, offer - make available; provide; "extend a loan"; "The bank offers a good deal on new mortgages"
    --4 is one way to supply, provide, render, furnish
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s something to somebody
  5. exsert, stretch out, put out, extend, hold out, stretch forth - thrust or extend out; "He held out his hand"; "point a finger"; "extend a hand"; "the bee exserted its sting"
    --5 is one way to gesticulate, gesture, motion
    Derived form: noun extensor1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  6. extend, poke out, reach out - reach outward in space; "The awning extends several feet over the sidewalk"
    --6 is one way to be
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s
    Something is ----ing PP
  7. offer, extend - offer verbally; "extend my greetings"; "He offered his sympathy"
    --7 is one way to give, pay
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s something to somebody
  8. stretch, extend - extend one's limbs or muscles, or the entire body; "Stretch your legs!"; "Extend your right arm above your head"
    --8 is one way to tense, strain, tense up
    Derived forms: noun extension5, noun extensor1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  9. extend, expand - expand the influence of; "The King extended his rule to the Eastern part of the continent"
    --9 is one way to change, alter, modify
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  10. prolong, protract, extend, draw out - 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"
    --10 is one way to lengthen
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
  11. unfold, stretch, stretch out, extend - extend or stretch out to a greater or the full length; "Unfold the newspaper"; "stretch out that piece of cloth"; "extend the TV antenna"
    --11 is one way to change shape, change form, deform
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s
    Somebody ----s something
  12. gallop, extend - cause to move at full gallop; "Did you gallop the horse just now?"
    --12 is one way to ride, sit
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  13. extend - open or straighten out; unbend; "Can we extend the legs of this dining table?"
    --13 is one way to
    straighten, straighten out
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  14. strain, extend - 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"
    --14 is one way to use, utilize, utilise, apply, employ
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
  15. extend - prolong the time allowed for payment of; "extend the loan"
    --15 is one way to
    prolong, protract, extend, draw out
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  16. carry, extend - continue or extend; "The civil war carried into the neighboring province"; "The disease extended into the remote mountain provinces"
    --16 is one way to continue
    Sample sentence:
    Something is ----ing PP
  17. extend, stretch - 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"
    --17 is one way to increase
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
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