extend extend  /ɪk ˈstɛnd/

Definition(s):

  1. (v) extend in scope or range or area
  2. (v) stretch out over a distance, space, time, or scope; run or extend between two points or beyond a certain point
  3. (v) span an interval of distance, space or time
  4. (v) make available; provide
  5. (v) thrust or extend out
  6. (v) reach outward in space
  7. (v) offer verbally
  8. (v) extend one's limbs or muscles, or the entire body
  9. (v) expand the influence of
  10. (v) lengthen in time; cause to be or last longer
  11. (v) extend or stretch out to a greater or the full length
  12. (v) cause to move at full gallop
  13. (v) open or straighten out; unbend
  14. (v) use to the utmost; exert vigorously or to full capacity
  15. (v) prolong the time allowed for payment of
  16. (v) continue or extend
  17. (v) increase in quantity or bulk by adding a cheaper substance

Usage(s):

  1. The resulting trial, sentencing and execution of German carpenter and ex-convict Bruno Richard Hauptmann for the crime would extend the infamy of the case four more years.
  2. The elderly can extend their sex lives beyond what God and their grandchildren imagined.
  3. A drug called rapamycin, used in organ-transplant patients, has been found to extend the life of aging mice.

News

  1. U.S. Stocks Extend Slide Amid Fed Jitters

    U.S. Stocks Extend Slide Amid Fed Jitters
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Nasdaq

  2. U.S. Stocks Extend Slide On Weak Data, Fed Uncertainty

    U.S. Stocks Extend Slide On Weak Data, Fed Uncertainty
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Nasdaq

  3. TSX May Extend Losses At Open - Canadian Commentary

    TSX May Extend Losses At Open - Canadian Commentary
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Nasdaq

Quotes

  1. "To those who cling to power through corruption and deceit and the silencing of dissent, know that you are on the wrong side of history, but that we will extend a hand if you are willing to unclench your fist," Mandela said.
    on Jan 21, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: Voice of America

  2. "Laura and I extend our deepest condolences to the family of Benazir Bhutto, to her friends, to her supporters. We send our condolences to the families of the others who were killed in today's violence. And we send our condolences to all the people...
    on Dec 27, 2007 By: President Bush Source: Pakistan Dawn

  3. During a television interview this week, Rodriguez said of Braden that he didn't want "to extend his extra 15 minutes of fame."
    on May 9, 2010 By: Alex Rodriguez Source: USA Today

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