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Synonyms for extend

Synonyms for (verb) extend

Synonyms: extend, stretch Definition: extend one's limbs or muscles, or the entire body Usage: Stretch your legs!; Extend your right arm above your head

Similar words: strain, tense, tense up Definition: cause to be tense and uneasy or nervous or anxious Usage: he got a phone call from his lawyer that tensed him up

Synonyms: stretch forth, stretch out, hold out, exsert, extend, put out Definition: thrust or extend out Usage: He held out his hand; point a finger; extend a hand; the bee exserted its sting

Similar words: gesticulate, gesture, motion Definition: show, express or direct through movement Usage: He gestured his desire to leave

Synonyms: stretch, extend Definition: increase in quantity or bulk by adding a cheaper substance Usage: stretch the soup by adding some more cream; extend the casserole with a little rice

Similar words: increase Definition: make bigger or more Usage: The boss finally increased her salary; The university increased the number of students it admitted

Synonyms: extend, carry Definition: continue or extend Usage: The civil war carried into the neighboring province; The disease extended into the remote mountain provinces

Similar words: continue Definition: exist over a prolonged period of time Usage: The bad weather continued for two more weeks

Synonyms: prolong, protract, extend, draw out Definition: lengthen in time; cause to be or last longer Usage: We prolonged our stay; She extended her visit by another day; The meeting was drawn out until midnight

Similar words: lengthen Definition: make longer Usage: Lengthen this skirt, please

Synonyms: extend Definition: prolong the time allowed for payment of Usage: extend the loan

Similar words: prolong, protract, extend, draw out Definition: lengthen in time; cause to be or last longer Usage: We prolonged our stay; She extended her visit by another day; The meeting was drawn out until midnight

Synonyms: broaden, extend, widen Definition: extend in scope or range or area Usage: The law was extended to all citizens; widen the range of applications; broaden your horizon; Extend your backyard

Similar words: increase Definition: make bigger or more Usage: The boss finally increased her salary; The university increased the number of students it admitted

Synonyms: expand, extend Definition: expand the influence of Usage: The King extended his rule to the Eastern part of the continent

Similar words: alter, change, modify Definition: cause to change; make different; cause a transformation Usage: The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city; The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue

Synonyms: extend, strain Definition: use to the utmost; exert vigorously or to full capacity Usage: He really extended himself when he climbed Kilimanjaro; Don't strain your mind too much

Similar words: use, utilise, utilize, employ, apply Definition: put into service; make work or employ for a particular purpose or for its inherent or natural purpose Usage: use your head!; we only use Spanish at home; I can't use this tool; Apply a magnetic field here; This thinking was applied to many projects; How do you utilize this tool?; I apply this rule to get good results; use the plastic bags to store the food; He doesn't know how to use a computer

Synonyms: extend Definition: open or straighten out; unbend Usage: Can we extend the legs of this dining table?

Similar words: straighten, straighten out Definition: make straight

Synonyms: gallop, extend Definition: cause to move at full gallop Usage: Did you gallop the horse just now?

Similar words: ride, sit Definition: sit and travel on the back of animal, usually while controlling its motions Usage: She never sat a horse!; Did you ever ride a camel?; The girl liked to drive the young mare

Synonyms: extend, stretch, stretch out, unfold Definition: extend or stretch out to a greater or the full length Usage: Unfold the newspaper; stretch out that piece of cloth; extend the TV antenna

Similar words: deform, change form, change shape Definition: assume a different shape or form

Synonyms: extend, offer Definition: offer verbally Usage: extend my greetings; He offered his sympathy

Similar words: pay, give Definition: convey, as of a compliment, regards, attention, etc.; bestow Usage: Don't pay him any mind; give the orders; Give him my best regards; pay attention

Synonyms: offer, extend Definition: make available; provide Usage: extend a loan; The bank offers a good deal on new mortgages

Similar words: supply, render, provide, furnish Definition: give something useful or necessary to Usage: We provided the room with an electrical heater

Synonyms: extend, run, lead, go, pass Definition: stretch out over a distance, space, time, or scope; run or extend between two points or beyond a certain point Usage: Service runs all the way to Cranbury; His knowledge doesn't go very far; My memory extends back to my fourth year of life; The facts extend beyond a consideration of her personal assets

Similar words: be Definition: occupy a certain position or area; be somewhere Usage: Where is my umbrella? The toolshed is in the back; What is behind this behavior?

Synonyms: extend, cover, continue Definition: span an interval of distance, space or time Usage: The war extended over five years; The period covered the turn of the century; My land extends over the hills on the horizon; This farm covers some 200 acres; The Archipelago continues for another 500 miles

Similar words: be Definition: occupy a certain position or area; be somewhere Usage: Where is my umbrella? The toolshed is in the back; What is behind this behavior?

Synonyms: poke out, reach out, extend Definition: reach outward in space Usage: The awning extends several feet over the sidewalk

Similar words: be Definition: occupy a certain position or area; be somewhere Usage: Where is my umbrella? The toolshed is in the back; What is behind this behavior?