Definition of 'extend'
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The applicant did not ask the deputy master to exercise his discretion to extend time. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Now apply pressure through your palms and slowly extend both your arms in front of you. The Sun (2016)Lean into the sink with one hand and extend one leg out behind. The Sun (2017)It was not for the court to consider whether to extend time on its own initiative. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He was not at fault in failing to consider whether to extend time on his own initiative. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The strike had been planned as a 24-hour walkout but has been extended three times. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Some specialise in engineering and technology, while others extend into areas such as creative and digital industries. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The plant growing season has extended in some areas and there is more growth in colder regions, resulting in a larger overall area covered with vegetation. Times, Sunday Times (2016)A pilot scheme has been carried out in Manchester, which if successful could be extended to other areas within five years. Times, Sunday Times (2017)It appears to have been driven out as farming land extended and trees were cleared. Times, Sunday Times (2008)As you love and forgive yourself these feelings will extend to those around you. Coming Off Tranquillizers and Sleeping Pills (1991)What do you do if you want to extend the area that your wisteria covers? Times, Sunday Times (2016)You may well be able to extend payments to make them more manageable. The Sun (2011)Without waiting for an answer he pulled close to the pile and extended his hand. Anne of Green Gables (1872)The deadline has been extended many times. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Watch for any attempt to flex or extend the arm out of position. Muscle Management (1991)Once again plans were proposed to extend the area of arable lands and the number of cattle. Inside Perestroika: The Future of the Soviet Economy (1990)The judge should extend it and make him work and give his wages to charity. The Sun (2006)To refuse to shake a hand extended in friendship is bad manners. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Before long the time was being extended to a full hour. FRIENDS FOR LIFE (2003)Suddenly and slowly she extended her arms out in front of her. FRIENDS FOR LIFE (2003)His pragmatic approach extends to other areas. Times, Sunday Times (2011)And that sometimes extending it will make others uncomfortable. Christianity Today (2000)She lavished a smile on him and extended her hand. SOMEDAY MY PRINCE (1999)Stand tall with a kettle bell in left hand and arm fully extended above your head. The Sun (2011)She extended her hand to the stocky horseman. Times, Sunday Times (2012)There is a real risk that before long defendants will be released because courts do not agree to extend time limits. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Both vehicles have ranges extended to around 100 miles. The Sun (2013)Maybe extend the area of bulb grass beyond the tree's canopy. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Since the effect extends around each machine, up to two square miles could be affected by one turbine. Times, Sunday Times (2010)On three sides your land extends for a mile, while to the north you are protected by dense woodland. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The proceeds will be used to expand the company's presence in mobile, make acquisitions and extend its international reach. Times, Sunday Times (2014)
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Translations for 'extend'
British English: extend VERB
If you say that something, usually something large, extends for a particular distance or extends from one place to another, you are indicating its size or position.
The caves extend for some 18 kilometres.
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