Part of speech: noun


Part of speech: verb

To make larger; enlarge; prolong.

Part of speech: verb

To reach or stretch out.

Part of speech: verb

To reach; stretch.

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Usage examples "extend":

  1. Our faithful Kruft told us that there was absolutely nothing left on the tables, and they had almost to force the people out, telling them that an invitation to a ball did not usually extend to breakfast the next morning. - "My First Years As A Frenchwoman, 1876-1879", Mary King Waddington.
  2. But the master did not extend his hand to his son. - "Pretty Michal", Mór Jókai.
  3. This is probably sound if you allow the competition to extend over a sufficiently long time. - "Public Opinion", Walter Lippmann.