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extending, present participle; extended, past participle; extends, 3rd person singular present; extended, past tense;
  1. Cause to cover a larger area; make longer or wider
    • - the Forest Service plans to extend a gravel road nearly a mile
  2. Expand in scope, effect, or meaning
    • - we have continued to extend our range of specialist services
  3. Cause to last longer
    • - high schools may consider extending the class day to seven periods
  4. Postpone (a starting or ending time) beyond the original limit
    • - he extended the deadline to 4 p.m. today
  5. Straighten or spread out (the body or a limb) at full length
    • - she is unable to extend her thumb
  6. Spread from a central point to cover a wider area
    • - the pipeline currently extends 1,200 miles from Santa Barbara
  7. Occupy a specified area or stretch to a specified point
    • - the mountains extend over the western end of the island
    • - a fault that may extend to a depth of 12 miles
  8. Include within one's scope; be applicable to
    • - her generosity did not extend to all adults
  9. Increase the volume or bulk of (something) by adding a cheaper substance
    • - recipes that extended stews with more potatoes
  10. Exert or exercise oneself to the utmost
    • - you have to extend yourself to change rather than keep on doing the same thing
  11. Hold (something) out toward someone
    • - I nod and extend my hand
  12. Offer
    • - she extended an invitation to her to stay
  13. Make (a resource) available to someone
    • - I can't extend credit indefinitely

  1. widen: 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"
  2. run: 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 ...
  3. cover: 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"; "The Archipelago continues for another 500 miles"
  4. make available; provide; "extend a loan"; "The bank offers a good deal on new mortgages"
  5. exsert: thrust or extend out; "He held out his hand"; "point a finger"; "extend a hand"; "the bee exserted its sting"
  6. reach outward in space; "The awning extends several feet over the sidewalk"
  7. (Extension (algebra)) In mathematics, a group extension is a general means of describing a group in terms of a particular normal subgroup and quotient group. If Q and N are two groups, then G is an extension of Q by N if there is a short exact sequence
  8. (Extension (computing)) In computing, a plug-in is a set of software components that adds specific capabilities to a larger software application. If supported, plug-ins enable customizing the functionality of an application. ...
  9. (Extension (geology)) In geology, a rift or chasm is a place where the Earth's crust and lithosphere are being pulled apart and is an example of extensional tectonics.
  10. (Extension (kinesiology)) Extension is a movement of a joint that results in increased angle between two bones or body surfaces at a joint. Extension usually results in straightening of the bones or body surfaces involved. For example, extension is produced by extending the flexed (bent) elbow. ...
  11. (Extension (Mac OS)) On the Apple Macintosh operating system prior to Mac OS X, extensions were small pieces of code that extended the system's functionality. ...
  12. (Extension (model theory)) In mathematical logic, an (induced) substructure or (induced) subalgebra is a structure whose domain is a subset of that of a bigger structure, and whose functions and relations are the traces of the functions and relations of the bigger structure. ...
  13. To increase in extent; To possess a certain extent; To cause to increase in extent; To cause to last for a longer period of time; To straighten (a limb)
  14. (extended) longer in length or extension; elongated; stretched out or pulled out; expanded; lasting longer; protracted; having a large scope or range; extensive; wider than usual
  15. (extension) The act of extending or the state of being extended; a stretching out; enlargement in breadth or continuation of length; increase; augmentation; expansion; That property of a body by which it occupies a portion of space (or time, e.g. ...
  16. (Extended) Forced to run at top speed.
  17. (extended) A font in which the proportion of the letters, numbers, and symbols, has been altered by increasing their width.
  18. (Extended) This is a special partition type that holds any number of logical drives. Only four primary partitions can exist on a single drive. By using one primary partition as extended, the extended partition can hold many logical partitions. (Which leaves 3 remaining primaries for different OSes).
  19. (Extended) type - Characters wide in proportion to their height, thus seeming fat. Also called expanded type.
  20. (EXTENDED) Permit granted extension to new expiration date.
  21. (Extended (in price)) A term describing a stock that has risen past its pivot point. Such a stock is considered a risky investment because it has already begun its advance and is more likely to reverse.
  22. (Extended) A substance added to an ink to improve is working quality or to extend the volume.
  23. (Extended) A typeface family variation that is wider than its "roman" or "plain" counterpart. Created by design or by adjusting the horizontal scale.
  24. (Extended) Exclude a staff member if he or she is absent or expected to be absent, from a position for a period of four weeks or greater (excluding school vacations for teaching staff). Record the person occupying the absent staff member’s position.
  25. (Extended) Similar to "Combat High," except the weapon is held forward, approximately 11-13 inches from the eyes and the sights are in the shooter's focal zone. The elbow of the shooting arm is lifted to about jaw level and the non-dominant arm is kept in line with the torso. ...