extend

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  • To cause (something) to be longer, wider, or cover more area.
  • To enlarge the scope or effect of.
  • To cause (something) to last longer.
  • To prolong the time allowed for payment of.
  • To put off; postpone.
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  • To present; offer.
  • To make available; provide.
  • To open or straighten (something) out; unbend.
  • To increase in quantity or bulk by adding a cheaper substance.
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  • To exert (oneself) vigorously or to full capacity.
  • To cause to move at full gallop. Used of a horse.
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  • To appraise or assess; value.
  • To seize or make a levy on for the purpose of settling a debt.
  • To be or become long, large, or comprehensive.
  • To stretch out in any direction, or in all directions; carry forward or continue in length or enlarge in area; expand or dilate: as, to <internalXref urlencoded="extend">extend</internalXref> roads, limits, or bounds; to <em>extend</em> the territories of a kingdom; to <em>extend</em> a metal plate by hammering.
  • To place horizontally, at full length.
  • To hold out or reach forth.
  • To make more comprehensive; enlarge the scope of; give a wider range to: as, to <internalXref urlencoded="extend">extend</internalXref> the sphere of usefulness; to <em>extend</em> commerce; to <em>extend</em> a treatise or a definition.
  • To continue; prolong: as, to <internalXref urlencoded="extend">extend</internalXref> the time of payment; to <em>extend</em> a leave of absence.
  • To hold out as a grant or concession; communicate; bestow; impart: as, to <internalXref urlencoded="extend">extend</internalXref> mercy to an offender.
  • To hold out in effort; put forth the strength or energy of: used reflexively.
  • To take by seizure; become seized of; pass by seizin or right of possession.
  • In <em>law</em>, to make a seizure of; fasten a process or grant upon, as lands under a writ of extent in satisfaction of a debt, or a writ of execution to levy and value.
  • To magnify; extol.
  • To plant or set out.
  • To survey; measure the extent of, as land.
  • To be stretched or drawn out; be continued in length, or in all directions; be expanded; stretch out: as, the line <em>extends</em> from corner to corner; the skin <em>extends</em> over nearly the whole body; his influence is gradually <em>extending.</em>
  • To stretch out; to prolong in space; to carry forward or continue in length
  • To enlarge, as a surface or volume; to expand; to spread; to amplify.
  • To enlarge; to widen; to carry out further; ; to continue, as time; to lengthen; to prolong.
  • To hold out or reach forth, as the arm or hand.
  • To bestow; to offer; to impart; to apply.
  • To increase in quantity by weakening or adulterating additions.
  • To value, as lands taken by a writ of extent in satisfaction of a debt; to assign by writ of extent.
  • a letter, or style of type, having a broader face than is usual for a letter or type of the same height.
  • To increase in <xref>extent</xref>.
  • To possess a certain extent.
  • To cause to increase in <xref>extent</xref>.
  • To cause to last for a longer period of <xref>time</xref>.
  • To <xref>straighten</xref> (a <xref>limb</xref>).
  • reach outward in space
  • increase in quantity or bulk by adding a cheaper substance
  • use to the utmost; exert vigorously or to full capacity
  • open or straighten out; unbend
  • span an interval of distance, space or time
  • extend in scope or range or area
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