Extend in scope or range or area:
— The law was extended to all citizens.
— Extend your backyard.
Dutch: expanderen, uitbreiden, verruimen
Stretch out over a distance, space, time, or scope; run or extend between two points or beyond a certain point:
— My memory extends back to my fourth year of life.
— The facts extend beyond a consideration of her personal assets.
Span an interval of distance, space or time:
— The war extended over five years.
— My land extends over the hills on the horizon.
Make available; provide:
— Extend a loan.
Thrust or extend out:
— Extend a hand.
Reach outward in space:
— The awning extends several feet over the sidewalk.
— Extend my greetings.
Extend one's limbs or muscles, or the entire body:
— Extend your right arm above your head.
Dutch: aanspannen, rechttrekken, rekken, spannen, strekken, stretchen, uitrekken
Expand the influence of:
— The King extended his rule to the Eastern part of the continent.
Lengthen in time; cause to be or last longer:
— She extended her visit by another day.
Dutch: schetsen, rekken, op schaal tekenen, aanhouden, uitbreiden, prolongeren, verlengen
Extend or stretch out to a greater or the full length:
— Extend the TV antenna.
Cause to move at full gallop.
Open or straighten out; unbend.
Use to the utmost; exert vigorously or to full capacity:
— He really extended himself when he climbed Kilimanjaro.
Prolong the time allowed for payment of.
Continue or extend:
— The disease extended into the remote mountain provinces.
Increase in quantity or bulk by adding a cheaper substance:
— Extend the casserole with a little rice.
Moby thesaurus: abide, accord, add to, adjourn, administer, advance, afford, aggrandize, allocate, allot, allow, amplify, arch over, attain, augment, award, balloon, be lengthy, be prolonged, beef up ... show more.
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