Synonyms for (noun) extension

Synonyms: extension

Definition: act of expanding in scope; making more widely available

Usage: extension of the program to all in need

Similar words: enlargement, expansion

Definition: the act of increasing (something) in size or volume or quantity or scope


Synonyms: extension

Definition: act of stretching or straightening out a flexed limb

Similar words: stretching

Definition: act of expanding by lengthening or widening


Synonyms: extension, extension service, university extension

Definition: an educational opportunity provided by colleges and universities to people who are not enrolled as regular students

Similar words: teaching, instruction, pedagogy, didactics, education, educational activity

Definition: the activities of educating or instructing; activities that impart knowledge or skill

Usage: he received no formal education; our instruction was carefully programmed; good classroom teaching is seldom rewarded


Synonyms: annex, annexe, extension, wing

Definition: an addition that extends a main building

Similar words: add-on, addition, improver

Definition: a component that is added to something to improve it

Usage: the addition of a bathroom was a major improvement; the addition of cinnamon improved the flavor


Synonyms: elongation, extension

Definition: an addition to the length of something

Similar words: add-on, addition, improver

Definition: a component that is added to something to improve it

Usage: the addition of a bathroom was a major improvement; the addition of cinnamon improved the flavor


Synonyms: extension, extension phone, telephone extension

Definition: an additional telephone set that is connected to the same telephone line

Similar words: telephone, telephone set, phone

Definition: electronic equipment that converts sound into electrical signals that can be transmitted over distances and then converts received signals back into sounds

Usage: I talked to him on the telephone


Synonyms: lengthiness, extension, prolongation

Definition: amount or degree or range to which something extends

Usage: the wire has an extension of 50 feet

Similar words: longness

Definition: the property of being of long spatial extent

Usage: one gene causes shortness and the other causes longness


Synonyms: extension

Definition: the ability to raise the working leg high in the air

Usage: the dancer was praised for her uncanny extension; good extension comes from a combination of training and native ability

Similar words: property

Definition: a basic or essential attribute shared by all members of a class

Usage: a study of the physical properties of atomic particles


Similar words: dance

Definition: an artistic form of nonverbal communication


Synonyms: denotation, reference, extension

Definition: the most direct or specific meaning of a word or expression; the class of objects that an expression refers to

Usage: the extension of `satellite of Mars' is the set containing only Demos and Phobos

Similar words: meaning, substance

Definition: the idea that is intended

Usage: What is the meaning of this proverb?


Synonyms: propagation, extension

Definition: the spreading of something (a belief or practice) into new regions

Similar words: dissemination, airing, spreading, public exposure

Definition: the opening of a subject to widespread discussion and debate


Synonyms: file name extension, filename extension, extension

Definition: a string of characters beginning with a period and followed by one or more letters; the optional second part of a PC computer filename

Usage: most applications provide extensions for the files they create; most BASIC files use the filename extension .BAS

Similar words: string

Definition: a linear sequence of symbols (characters or words or phrases)


Synonyms: extension

Definition: a mutually agreed delay in the date set for the completion of a job or payment of a debt

Usage: they applied for an extension of the loan

Similar words: delay, postponement, time lag, hold, wait

Definition: time during which some action is awaited

Usage: instant replay caused too long a delay; he ordered a hold in the action