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extended

[ik-sten-did] /ɪkˈstɛn dɪd/
adjective
1.
stretched out:
extended wires.
2.
continued or prolonged:
extended efforts.
3.
spread out:
extended flags.
4.
widespread or extensive; having extension or spatial magnitude:
extended treatment of a subject.
5.
outstretched:
extended arms.
6.
Printing. expanded (def 3).
7.
of or pertaining to a meaning of a word other than its original or primary meaning:
an extended sense.
8.
Manège.
  1. (of a moving horse) noting an elongated pose in which the legs reach out from the body, the chin is out from the chest, etc.
    Compare collected (def 3a).
  2. (of the gait of a horse) characterized by long, low, usually fast strides.
    Compare collected (def 3b).
Origin
late Middle English
1400-1450
1400-50; late Middle English; see extend, -ed2
Related forms
extendedly, adverb
extendedness, noun
nonextended, adjective
unextended, adjective
unextendedly, adverb

extend

[ik-stend] /ɪkˈstɛnd/
verb (used with object)
1.
to stretch out; draw out to the full length:
He extended the measuring tape as far as it would go.
2.
to stretch, draw, or arrange in a given direction, or so as to reach a particular point, as a cord, wall, or line of troops.
3.
to stretch forth or hold out, as the arm or hand:
to extend one's hand in greeting.
4.
to place at full length, especially horizontally, as the body or limbs.
5.
to increase the length or duration of; lengthen; prolong:
to extend a visit.
6.
to stretch out in various or all directions; expand; spread out in area:
A huge tent was extended over the field.
7.
to enlarge the scope of, or make more comprehensive, as operations, influence, or meaning:
The European powers extended their authority in Asia.
8.
to provide as an offer or grant; offer; grant; give:
to extend aid to needy scholars.
9.
Finance. to postpone (the payment of a debt) beyond the time originally agreed upon.
10.
to increase the bulk or volume of, especially by adding an inexpensive or plentiful substance.
11.
Bookkeeping. to transfer (figures) from one column to another.
12.
Law.
  1. British. to assess or value.
  2. to make a seizure or levy upon, as land, by a writ of extent.
13.
Manège. to bring (a horse) into an extended attitude.
14.
to exert (oneself) to an unusual degree.
15.
Archaic. to exaggerate.
16.
Obsolete. to take by seizure.
verb (used without object)
17.
to be or become extended; stretch out in length, duration, or in various or all directions.
18.
to reach, as to a particular point.
19.
to increase in length, area, scope, etc.
20.
Manège. (of a horse) to come into an extended attitude.
Origin
1250-1300; Middle English extenden < Latin extendere to stretch out. See ex-1, tend1
Related forms
extendible, extendable, adjective
extendibility, extendability, noun
nonextendible, adjective
nonextendibleness, noun
preextend, verb
superextend, verb
unextendable, adjective
unextendible, adjective
Synonyms
5. continue. See lengthen. 6. enlarge; widen, dilate. 8. bestow, impart.
Antonyms
1. shorten, contract.
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Examples for extended
  • We start with small doses and don't usually offer, let alone require, extended sequences.
  • We've extended the ad deadline if you use our online order form.
  • Skate fast over the surfaces of life and cover all the extended space you can, says the new ethos.
  • If the behavior continues, as the extended scenario suggests, then there are some issues at play.
  • Bob moved on to take a full-time job in another area but had hopes of returning one day to be near his extended family.
  • The important thing is the the kids see and hear their extended family members often.
  • He extended the practice to earlier photographs, too.
  • Add to this the almost vertical body, with tail extended in line, and glorious blue legs and feet.
  • Firefighters frantically cranked a rescue ladder, which rose slowly skyward-then stopped at the sixth floor, fully extended.
  • The two main types of radiation therapy are extended field radiation and involved field radiation.
British Dictionary definitions for extended

extended

/ɪkˈstɛndɪd/
adjective
1.
stretched out in time, space, influence, application, etc
2.
(of a horse's pace) free-moving and with long steps an extended trot
3.
(printing) another word for expanded (sense 1)
Derived Forms
extendedly, adverb
extendedness, noun

extend

/ɪkˈstɛnd/
verb
1.
to draw out or be drawn out; stretch
2.
to last for a certain time his schooling extended for three years
3.
(intransitive) to reach a certain point in time or distance the land extends five miles
4.
(intransitive) to exist or occur the trees extended throughout the area
5.
(transitive) to increase (a building, etc) in size or area; add to or enlarge
6.
(transitive) to broaden the meaning or scope of the law was extended
7.
(transitive) to put forth, present, or offer to extend greetings
8.
to stretch forth (an arm, etc)
9.
(transitive) to lay out (a body) at full length
10.
(transitive) to strain or exert (a person or animal) to the maximum
11.
(transitive) to prolong (the time originally set) for payment of (a debt or loan), completion of (a task), etc
12.
(transitive) (accounting)
  1. to carry forward
  2. to calculate the amount of (a total, balance, etc)
13.
(transitive) (law) (formerly in England) to value or assess (land)
Derived Forms
extendible, extendable, adjective
extendibility, extendability, noun
Word Origin
C14: from Latin extendere to stretch out, from tendere to stretch
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Word Origin and History for extended

extend

v.

early 14c., "to value, assess;" late 14c. "to stretch out, lengthen," from Anglo-French estendre (late 13c.), Old French estendre "stretch out, extend, increase," from Latin extendere "stretch out," from ex- "out" (see ex-) + tendere "to stretch" (see tenet). Related: Extended; extending.

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extended in Medicine

extend ex·tend (ĭk-stěnd')
v. ex·tend·ed, ex·tend·ing, ex·tends
To straighten a limb; unbend.

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