• synonyms


See more synonyms for protend on Thesaurus.com
verb (used with object)
  1. to stretch forth.
  2. to extend in duration.
Show More
verb (used without object)
  1. to stretch forward.
Show More

Origin of protend

1400–50; late Middle English protenden < Latin protendere to stretch out, extend, equivalent to pro- pro-1 + tendere to stretch; see tend1
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018