Definition for extended (2 of 2)
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
Examples from the Web for extended
In November 2014, that agreement was extended by four months, with some additional restrictions on Iran.
I will tell you what, you wait for the extended cut of this film.
But there will be a little bit of Orc killing to be seen in the extended cut.
Age is one of many factors, but it will play a larger role in the conversation as Baby Boomers retire and longevity is extended.
In response, her husband prevented her from seeing her daughters for extended periods.
Stubby pushed two chairs up to the fire, waved Jack to one, and extended his own feet to the blaze.Poor Man's Rock|Bertrand W. Sinclair
Finally in many activities the work-day was extended to twenty-four hours.Artificial Light|M. Luckiesh
When the time came that the meeting could no longer be delayed, Ruggles walked to her and extended his hand.A Waif of the Mountains|Edward S. Ellis
Vandecar extended his arms, and, with a sob that shook his soul, drew his boy to him.From the Valley of the Missing|Grace Miller White
Bert grinned understandingly as the Wanderer straightened his broad shoulders and extended his hand.Wanderer of Infinity|Harl Vincent
British Dictionary definitions for extended (1 of 2)
British Dictionary definitions for extended (2 of 2)
- to carry forward
- to calculate the amount of (a total, balance, etc)
Word Origin for extend
Word Origin and History for extended
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.