extended

[ ik-sten-did ]
/ ɪkˈstɛn dɪd /

adjective

Origin of extended

late Middle English word dating back to 1400–50; see origin at extend, -ed2
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Definition for extended (2 of 2)

extend

[ ik-stend ]
/ ɪkˈstɛnd /

verb (used with object)

verb (used without object)

Origin of extend

1250–1300; Middle English extenden < Latin extendere to stretch out. See ex-1, tend1
SYNONYMS FOR extend
6 enlarge; widen, dilate.
8 bestow, impart.
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British Dictionary definitions for extended (1 of 2)

extended

/ (ɪkˈstɛndɪd) /

adjective

stretched out in time, space, influence, application, etc
(of a horse's pace) free-moving and with long stepsan extended trot
printing another word for expanded (def. 1)
Derived Formsextendedly, adverbextendedness, noun

British Dictionary definitions for extended (2 of 2)

extend

/ (ɪkˈstɛnd) /

verb

Derived Formsextendible or extendable, adjectiveextendibility or extendability, noun

Word Origin for extend

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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Medicine definitions for extended

extend

[ ĭk-stĕnd ]

v.

To straighten a limb; unbend.
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