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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Extend  \Ex*tend"\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Extended};  p.  pr  &  vb 
  n.  {Extending}.]  [L.  extendere,  extentum  extensum  ex  out  + 
  tendere  to  stretch.  See  {Trend}.] 
  1.  To  stretch  out  to  prolong  in  space;  to  carry  forward  or 
  continue  in  length;  as  to  extend  a  line  in  surveying;  to 
  extend  a  cord  across  the  street. 
 
  Few  extend  their  thoughts  toward  universal 
  knowledge'.  --Locke. 
 
  2.  To  enlarge,  as  a  surface  or  volume;  to  expand;  to  spread; 
  to  amplify;  as  to  extend  metal  plates  by  hammering  or 
  rolling  them 
 
  3.  To  enlarge;  to  widen;  to  carry  out  further;  as  to  extend 
  the  capacities,  the  sphere  of  usefulness,  or  commerce;  to 
  extend  power  or  influence;  to  continue,  as  time;  to 
  lengthen;  to  prolong;  as  to  extend  the  time  of  payment  or 
  a  season  of  trail. 
 
  4.  To  hold  out  or  reach  forth,  as  the  arm  or  hand. 
 
  His  helpless  hand  extend.  --Dryden. 
 
  5.  To  bestow;  to  offer;  to  impart;  to  apply;  as  to  extend 
  sympathy  to  the  suffering. 
 
  6.  To  increase  in  quantity  by  weakening  or  adulterating 
  additions;  as  to  extend  liquors.  --G.  P.  Burnham. 
 
  7.  (Eng.  Law)  To  value,  as  lands  taken  by  a  writ  of  extent  in 
  satisfaction  of  a  debt;  to  assign  by  writ  of  extent. 
 
  {Extended  letter}  (Typog.),  a  letter,  or  style  of  type 
  having  a  broader  face  than  is  usual  for  a  letter  or  type 
  of  the  same  height. 
 
  Note:  This  is  extended  type 
 
  Syn:  To  increase;  enlarge;  expand;  widen;  diffuse.  See 
  {Increase}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  extended 
  adj  1:  relatively  long  in  duration;  tediously  protracted;  "a 
  drawn-out  argument";  "an  extended  discussion";  "a 
  lengthy  visit  from  her  mother-in-law";  "a  prolonged 
  and  bitter  struggle";  "protracted  negotiations"  [syn: 
  {drawn-out},  {lengthy},  {prolonged},  {protracted}] 
  2:  fully  extended  or  stretched  forth;  "an  extended  telescope"; 
  "his  extended  legs  reached  almost  across  the  small  room"; 
  "refused  to  accept  the  extended  hand"  [ant:  {unextended}] 
  3:  great  in  range  or  scope;  "an  extended  vocabulary";  "surgeons 
  with  extended  experience";  "extensive  examples  of  picture 
  writing";  "suffered  extensive  damage";  "a  wide  selection" 
  [syn:  {extensive},  {wide}] 
  4:  of  printers'  type  wider  than  usual  for  a  particular  height 
  [syn:  {expanded}]  [ant:  {condensed}] 
  5:  drawn  out  or  made  longer  spatially;  "Picasso's  elongated  Don 
  Quixote";  "lengthened  skirts  are  fashionable  this  year"; 
  "the  extended  airport  runways  can  accommodate  larger 
  planes";  "a  prolonged  black  line  across  the  page"  [syn:  {elongated}, 
  {lengthened},  {prolonged}] 
  6:  beyond  the  literal  or  primary  sense  "`hot  off  the  press' 
  shows  an  extended  sense  of  `hot'" 
  7:  large  in  extent  or  range;  "an  extensive  Roman  settlement  in 
  northwest  England";  "extended  farm  lands"  [syn:  {extensive}] 




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