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Another word for extend

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Verb
  1. To move or arrange so as to cover a larger area

    See also:

    move

  2. To make or become more comprehensive or inclusive

    See also:

    increase

  3. To proceed on a certain course or for a certain distance

    See also:

    reach

  4. To change or fluctuate within limits

    See also:

    change

  5. To put before another for acceptance

  6. To make (something) readily available

  7. To arrange for the extension of

    See also:

    continue

Another word for extend

Verb
  1. To occupy space to a given point

    See also:

    reach

Synonym Study

  • Prolong and protract both primarily imply an extending in time, prolong suggesting continuation beyond the usual or expected time, and protract a being drawn out needlessly or wearingly
  • Elongate is a synonym for lengthen in the spatial sense and is more commonly used in technical applications
  • Extend and lengthen both imply a making longer in space or time, but extend, in addition, may signify an enlarging in area, scope, influence, meaning, etc.