verb (used with object)
- British.to assess or value.
- to make a seizure or levy upon, as land, by a writ of extent.
verb (used without object)
Origin of extend
Synonyms for extend
Antonyms for extend
Related Words for extendprolong, last, widen, stretch, boost, broaden, develop, lengthen, enlarge, increase, spread, continue, take, enhance, open, expand, advance, give, grant, allocate
Examples from the Web for extend
Contemporary Examples of extend
At some point, show creator Mark Burnett made the diabolical decision to extend the show to 120 minutes.Donald Trump Fires Woman For Not Calling Bill Cosby
Jack Holmes, The Daily Beast Video
January 5, 2015
We would like to extend our sincere sympathies to the family and friends of those on board QZ8501.Wreckage, Bodies of AirAsia Crash Found
December 30, 2014
In order to extend their legal residence in the United States, they had to obtain other visas.ISIS, Boko Haram, and the Growing Role of Human Trafficking in 21st Century Terrorism
Louise I. Shelley
December 26, 2014
But would they be willing to extend their welcome to series that are streamed outside of Netflix?15 Enraging Golden Globe TV Snubs and Surprises: Amy Poehler, 'Mad Men' & More
December 11, 2014
Valerie isn't going anywhere, and her work will extend through those she has cultivated and inspired.The Valerie Jarrett I Know: How She Saved the Obama Campaign and Why She’s Indispensable
November 18, 2014
Historical Examples of extend
We have asked for no privileges we would not extend to others.
Russia sought to extend her conquests south and to seize upon Turkey.The Grand Old Man
Richard B. Cook
Nor did her hips want the assistance of a hoop to extend them.Joseph Andrews Vol. 1
And did Bernadette ever extend the pilgrimage of her dreams as far as Bartres?
The road, straight as an arrow, seemed to extend into the infinite.
- to carry forward
- to calculate the amount of (a total, balance, etc)