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extension

noun

1 extension

A mutually agreed delay in the date set for the completion of a job or payment of a debt.

Roget 194: expansion; increase of size etc. 35; enlargement, extension, augmentation; amplification, ampliation; aggrandizement, spread, increment, growth, ... show more

Roget 35: increase, augmentation, enlargement, extension; dilatation etc. (expansion) 194; increment, accretion; accession etc. 37; development, ... show more

Roget 21: copy, facsimile, counterpart, effigies, effigy, form, likeness.    image, picture, photo, xerox, similitude, semblance, ectype, ... show more

Roget 180: space, extension, extent, superficial extent, expanse, stretch, hyperspace; room, scope, range, field, way, expansion, compass, ... show more



2 extension

Act of expanding in scope; making more widely available.

3 extension

The spreading of something (a belief or practice) into new regions.

synonym: propagation.

Polish: rozpropagowanie

4 extension

An educational opportunity provided by colleges and universities to people who are not enrolled as regular students.

synonyms: extension service, university extension.

5 extension

Act of stretching or straightening out a flexed limb.

Dutch: toestel, uitbreiding, verlenging

6 extension

A string of characters beginning with a period and followed by one or more letters; the optional second part of a PC computer filename:
— Most applications provide extensions for the files they create.
— Most BASIC files use the filename extension .BAS.

synonyms: file name extension, filename extension.

Dutch: toestelnummer

7 extension

The most direct or specific meaning of a word or expression; the class of objects that an expression refers to:
— The extension of `satellite of Mars' is the set containing only Demos and Phobos.

synonyms: denotation, reference.

Dutch: beschrijving, betekenis, aanduiding, denotatie

8 extension

The ability to raise the working leg high in the air.

9 extension

Amount or degree or range to which something extends:
— The wire has an extension of 50 feet.

synonyms: lengthiness, prolongation.

Roget 200: length, longitude, span; mileage; distance etc. 196.    line, bar, rule, stripe, streak, spoke, radius.    ... show more

10 extension

An additional telephone set that is connected to the same telephone line.

synonyms: extension phone, telephone extension.

Dutch: achtervoegsel
Polish: telefon wewnętrzny

11 extension

An addition to the length of something.

synonym: elongation.

12 extension

An addition that extends a main building.

synonyms: annex, annexe, wing.

Dutch: bijgebouw, uitbouw, aanhangsel, bijlage, vleugel, zijvleugel


Moby thesaurus: L, access, accession, accessory, accompaniment, accretion, accrual, accruement, accumulation, acreage, addenda, addendum, additament, addition, additive, additory, additum, adjunct, adjuvant, advance ... show more.

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