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- stretched out: extended wires.
- continued or prolonged: extended efforts.
- spread out: extended flags.
- widespread or extensive; having extension or spatial magnitude: extended treatment of a subject.
- outstretched: extended arms.
- Printing. expanded(def 3).
- of or relating to a meaning of a word other than its original or primary meaning: an extended sense.
- (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).
- (of the gait of a horse) characterized by long, low, usually fast strides.Compare collected(def 3b).
Origin of extended
late Middle EnglishRelated formsex·tend·ed·ly, adverbex·tend·ed·ness, nounnon·ex·tend·ed, adjectiveun·ex·tend·ed, adjectiveun·ex·tend·ed·ly, adverb
word dating back to 1400–50;
see origin at extend
Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018
British Dictionary definitions for extendedly
Derived Formsextendedly, adverbextendedness, noun
- 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)
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