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)
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However, she cautions, with extended use the device may wear down.This artificial skin feels ‘ghosts’ — things you wish were there|Stephen Ornes|November 20, 2020|Science News For Students
Amazon has a strong corporate culture that extends across their offices and their warehouses, so we’ll likely see them trying to keep their office teams working together as much as possible.Amazon update: Second headquarters development and the area’s housing market|Michele Lerner|November 19, 2020|Washington Post
Early in the pandemic, Starbucks expanded emergency pay for store staff impacted by the coronavirus and extended it through May 31 for those diagnosed or directly exposed to Covid-19.
According to Bunker, she and other LGBTQ state representatives focused on extending this language to other areas of state law.Trans, non-binary candidates make history in state legislative races|Parker Purifoy|November 18, 2020|Washington Blade
Your left leg should be extended, with your foot flat on the floor.
The extending out of one syllable is a great songwriting device.
Did you envision your Pryor biography as extending your previous investigation—aesthetically and historically?How Richard Pryor Beat Bill Cosby and Transformed America|David Yaffe, Scott Saul|December 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“I just got my nails done,” gushes Michael C. Hall, extending his manicured, silver digits towards me.Michael C. Hall on Going Drag for ‘Hedwig and the Angry Inch’ and Exorcising ‘Dexter’|Marlow Stern|December 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Extending the life of a fighter jet past its expected lifespan comes at a steep price.
“If anything, John Kerry succeeded in extending the period of hope for a little bit longer,” he said.Everyone Says John Kerry Should Stay Out of the Middle East|Josh Rogin|July 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Not a word now,” cried Longcluse harshly, extending his hand quickly towards him; “I may do that which can't be undone.Checkmate|Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
New rows of stately houses have recently been built, and the "court end" of the city is extending rapidly toward the West.Glances at Europe|Horace Greeley
Through it runs a vein about one vara wide, extending east and west for some distance.
They have no walls, for the roofs serve as everything, extending from above even to the ground.
In both cases the riparian owner, so-called, may erect a wharf extending from his land subject to public control.Putnam's Handy Law Book for the Layman|Albert Sidney Bolles
British Dictionary definitions for extend
- to carry forward
- to calculate the amount of (a total, balance, etc)