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[ ik-sten-did ]


  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 relating to a meaning of a word other than its original or primary meaning:

    an extended sense.

  8. Manège.
    1. (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 ).
    2. (of the gait of a horse) characterized by long, low, usually fast strides. Compare collected ( def 3b ).


/ ɪkˈstɛndɪd /


  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

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Derived Forms

  • exˈtendedly, adverb
  • exˈtendedness, noun

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Other Words From

  • ex·tended·ly adverb
  • ex·tended·ness noun
  • nonex·tended adjective
  • unex·tended adjective
  • unex·tended·ly adverb

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Word History and Origins

Origin of extended1

First recorded in 1400–50; late Middle English; extend + -ed 2

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Example Sentences

Meanwhile, Minnesota Timberwolves center Karl-Anthony Towns — who said he has lost seven family members, including his mother, to covid-19 — sounded dismayed when he returned from an extended covid-related absence of his own.

Many Wizards players are still working back to full strength after they missed an extended period of time because of the unexpected January break, while players such as Beal had to shoulder the burden of a shorthanded roster in the meantime.

“Moving, sitting for extended periods of time, lifting, carrying, and other physical activities are extremely painful and Caldwell is limited in his ability to engage in them,” the motion said.

My extended sobriety might have impaired my judgment, however, because I ended up submitting an application for the 2021 Chicago Marathon.

Instead of an extended honeymoon, Doncic and the Mavericks find themselves in an early season quagmire.

The third suspect, an 18-year-old named Hamyd Mourad, who turned himself in, is part of the same extended family.

In November 2014, that agreement was extended by four months, with some additional restrictions on Iran.

The Macallan collaborations have even extended past photographers to additional masters of their craft focused on innovation.

The government insisted the regulations simply extended protections already in place for DVDs to the Internet.

I will tell you what, you wait for the extended cut of this film.

He stood, with the air of a hero, both arms extended towards the amazed pair of lovers.

It is the experience of such that the voice may be extended in its range in both directions at once.

And could it not be extended from its present limited range until it reached practically the whole adolescent community?

The Turks were no longer in mass but extended in several lines, less than a pace between each man.

From this time its use and cultivation extended to various parts of Europe.


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