verb (used with object), ex·tra·posed, ex·tra·pos·ing. Linguistics.

to shift (a syntactic construction) to the end of a sentence.

Nearby words

  1. extraphysical,
  2. extraphysiologic,
  3. extraplanetary,
  4. extrapolate,
  5. extrapolation,
  6. extraposition,
  7. extraprofessional,
  8. extrapyramidal,
  9. extrapyramidal dyskinesia,
  10. extrapyramidal motor system

Origin of extrapose

back formation from extraposition

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