Extend synonyms and antonyms

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To make larger; increase in size, volume, extent, etc.; broaden; expand
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To lie fully extended
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To prolong is to make something last longer.
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To prolong:
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To cause to become greater in size, amount, degree, etc.; add to; augment
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(Informal) To grasp and hand over to another:
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To be extended or enlarged:
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Made longer; extended.
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The definition of accord is to come to a compromise or agreement.
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(Intransitive) To become darker or more intense
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To reduce the degree, intensity, strength, etc., of
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(Idiomatic, usually with on) To withhold something.
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(Intransitive) Of a quantity, to become smaller.
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To raise:
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To defend or hold against criticism or attack:
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To return something
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To keep from departing or getting away:
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To make longer, to extend the length of.
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To draw out; lengthen in duration; prolong
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To open up or out; unfold:
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To move or cause a current of (air) with or as if with a fan.
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To become open
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To stretch beyond
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To open (anything covered or closed); to lay open to view or contemplation; to bring out in all the details, or by successive development.
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To present to view; display
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To present, describe, or interpret, or to introduce a bias or slant so as to give something a favorable or advantageous appearance.
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To get (a play, film, TV program, etc.) ready for presentation to the public
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To make or become broad or broader.
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To let out clothes to a larger size.
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To stock or supply (something).
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(Informal) To urinate or defecate:
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To pass or go through; live:
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To move or go quickly or hurriedly:
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To vary is to change, to cause something to change or to differ in some way from something or someone else.
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To consider to be or cause to appear greater than is really the case; exaggerate:
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To make larger or more powerful; increase.
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To boost is defined as to raise, push higher, increase or promote.
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To establish a basis for; found or ground:
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(Idiomatic) To strengthen.
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The definition of burgeon means to grow or blossom.
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To increase in intensity, extent, or amount:
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To allow (something) to develop or increase by a natural process:
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To cause to seem or appear larger than is really so; increase the apparent size of, esp. by means of a lens or lenses
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To go upward; rise:
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(Intransitive) To grow in number.
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To increase in number or spread rapidly.
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To increase in intensity, force, or speed:
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(Idiomatic) To accumulate a debt.
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(Intransitive) To rapidly grow out of proportion or control.
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To rise or fly high into the air
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(Intransitive) to surge up, or to become stronger or greater
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(Intransitive, literary) To grow.
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(Idiomatic) to strengthen or reinforce; to add substance to
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To put in opposition to; to manifest in an offensive way; to threaten.
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To deliver (something abstract) as though as a gift; to offer. [from 14th c.]
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A preliminary offering, specifically with regard to testimony or evidence, a preview of what will be said or shown. Also known as an offer of proof.
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(Formal) To offer, to give.
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To freely choose to enter or offer to enter into any service; enlist
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To give, grant, or confer, with a remoter reference to its being the natural result; to provide; to furnish.
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To furnish the means of support
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(Intransitive) To extend a period of loan, especially a library book that is due to be returned.
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To change posture or position; stir:
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Beyond a given boundary, limit, or goal:
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To replace.
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To carry on; persist in:
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(Baseball) To cause a player on the offense to be out, especially of men on base.
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thrust or extend out
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To extract, bring out, as concealed information; elicit; educe.
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To be subjected to great stress:
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Gallop is defined as to hurry or move quickly.
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To allow to go by or elapse; spend:
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To record or perform a cover of
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reach outward in space
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(Intransitive) to make more friends, to increase one's group of friends or acquaintances.
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To reduce or diminish in amount, quantity, or extent; to lessen.
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To thrust (something) out or forth; cause to protrude.
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To occupy space to a given point
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To commit adultery.
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To give; confer; impart gratuitously; present something to someone as a gift or honour.
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(Intransitive) To stick out from (a surface).
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To arrive or appear
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To speak or write in detail (on or upon a subject)
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To show (images or information) on a screen.
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To concede; acknowledge:
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extend in scope or range or area
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(Intransitive) to stick out
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To make perpetual; cause to continue or be remembered; preserve from oblivion
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To convey an impression of to an audience or to others:
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To push or thrust outward:
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To turn (livestock) onto an extensive area of open land for grazing.
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To extend, stretch, reach, or pass over or across
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To provide a supplement to; add to, esp. so as to make up for a lack or deficiency
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To free from flexure; to make, or allow to become, straight; to loosen.
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The definition of abridge is to reduce or condense the size or scope.
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To bring on; to incur; to acquire.
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To become reduced in amount or value; dwindle:
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The definition of lessen is to diminish or to cause something to be diminished or reduced.
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To stop or disengage.
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To cut short or reduce:
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To change (a substance) to a denser form, as from a gas to a liquid
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To cause (a tone, chord, etc.) to increase in loudness
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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.
Find another word for extend. In this page you can discover 113 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for extend, like: enlarge, stretch-out, prolong, stretch, increase, reach, spread, elongate, accord, deepen and lower.