extend

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  • The term was four years, but has recently been extended to five.
  • Others believe that there was only a single, extended period of settlement.
  • It served as an extended defense for the studies of ancient literature and thought.
  • After a while, they released self-titled extended play, which included five songs.
  • Dutch previously had a larger range, and extended into parts of modern-day France.
  • At the end of this period, a commission is occasionally extended by a short period.
  • He was looked after by a nurse for an extended period of time.
  • The arms are fully extended so that they are straight.
  • His authority was now extended over church and state.
  • Space and time are what physical objects are extended into.
  • This line-up issued a three-track self-titled extended play in April the following year.
  • The city area is and extends over in east-west-direction and in north-south-direction.
  • The box set contained extended episodes, an episode guide, and original special features.
  • As a group, they extend from north to south and average about from east to west.
  • They have yet to extend this practice to any other countries.
  • The table does not extend to include five-card hands with at least one pair.
  • The urban area extends around from north to south and around from west to east.
  • Many times these divisions took place along family lines, with each extended family supporting their own branch.
  • Other researchers have since extended the language somewhat on their own.
  • Also many extended families chose the names of the native places of their ancestors.
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Meaning of extend

  • verb Make available; provide
    extend a loan, The bank offers a good deal on new mortgages
  • verb Reach outward in space
    The awning extends several feet over the sidewalk
  • verb Expand the influence of
    The King extended his rule to the Eastern part of the continent
  • verb Open or straighten out; unbend
    Can we extend the legs of this dining table?
  • verb Prolong the time allowed for payment of
    extend the loan
  • verb 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