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extend ex·tend (ĭk-stěnd')v. ex·tend·ed, ex·tend·ing, ex·tends To straighten a limb; unbend.
programming To add features to a program, especially through the use of hooks. "Extend" is very often used in the phrase "extend the functionality of a program." Plug-ins are one form of extension. (1997-06-21)