extendedness

extended

[ik-sten-did]
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.
a.
(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 ).
b.
(of the gait of a horse) characterized by long, low, usually fast strides. Compare collected ( def 3b ).

Origin:
1400–50; late Middle English; see extend, -ed2

extendedly, adverb
extendedness, noun
nonextended, adjective
unextended, adjective
unextendedly, adverb
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extended (ɪkˈstɛndɪd)
 
adj
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
 
ex'tendedly
 
adv
 
ex'tendedness
 
n

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extend
late 14c., from Anglo-Fr. estendre (late 13c.), from L. extendere "stretch out," from ex- "out" + tendere "to stretch" (see tenet). Related: Extended; extending.
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extend ex·tend (ĭk-stěnd')
v. ex·tend·ed, ex·tend·ing, ex·tends
To straighten a limb; unbend.

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