Extend synonyms and antonyms
To make larger; increase in size, volume, extent, etc.; broaden; expand
To prolong is to make something last longer.
To cause to become greater in size, amount, degree, etc.; add to; augment
(Informal) To grasp and hand over to another:
To be extended or enlarged:
The definition of accord is to come to a compromise or agreement.
(Intransitive) To become darker or more intense
To reduce the degree, intensity, strength, etc., of
(Idiomatic, usually with on) To withhold something. (Intransitive) Of a quantity, to become smaller.
To defend or hold against criticism or attack:
To keep from departing or getting away:
To draw out; lengthen in duration; prolong
To open up or out; unfold:
To move or cause a current of (air) with or as if with a fan.
To open (anything covered or closed); to lay open to view or contemplation; to bring out in all the details, or by successive development.
To present to view; display
To get (a play, film, TV program, etc.) ready for presentation to the public
To make or become broad or broader.
(Informal) To urinate or defecate:
To pass or go through; live:
To move or go quickly or hurriedly:
To vary is to change, to cause something to change or to differ in some way from something or someone else.
To consider to be or cause to appear greater than is really the case; exaggerate:
To make larger or more powerful; increase.
To boost is defined as to raise, push higher, increase or promote.
To establish a basis for; found or ground:
The definition of burgeon means to grow or blossom.
To increase in intensity, extent, or amount:
To allow (something) to develop or increase by a natural process:
To cause to seem or appear larger than is really so; increase the apparent size of, esp. by means of a lens or lenses
(Intransitive) To grow in number.
To increase in number or spread rapidly.
To increase in intensity, force, or speed:
(Intransitive) To rapidly grow out of proportion or control.
To rise or fly high into the air (Intransitive, literary) To grow.
To put in opposition to; to manifest in an offensive way; to threaten.
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.
To freely choose to enter or offer to enter into any service; enlist
To furnish the means of support (Intransitive) To extend a period of loan, especially a library book that is due to be returned.
place (or put) at one's disposal
To change posture or position; stir:
Beyond a given boundary, limit, or goal: (Baseball) To cause a player on the offense to be out, especially of men on base.
To be subjected to great stress:
Gallop is defined as to hurry or move quickly.
To allow to go by or elapse; spend: To record or perform a cover of
(Intransitive) to make more friends, to increase one's group of friends or acquaintances.
To thrust (something) out or forth; cause to protrude.
go as far as
To occupy space to a given point
(Intransitive) To stick out from (a surface).
To speak or write in detail ( on or upon a subject)
To show (images or information) on a screen.
extend in scope or range or area
(Intransitive) to stick out
To make perpetual; cause to continue or be remembered; preserve from oblivion
To convey an impression of to an audience or to others:
To push or thrust outward:
To turn (livestock) onto an extensive area of open land for grazing.
To extend, stretch, reach, or pass over or across
To provide a supplement to; add to, esp. so as to make up for a lack or deficiency
To free from flexure; to make, or allow to become, straight; to loosen.
The definition of abridge is to reduce or condense the size or scope.
To bring on; to incur; to acquire.
To become reduced in amount or value; dwindle:
The definition of lessen is to diminish or to cause something to be diminished or reduced.
To change (a substance) to a denser form, as from a gas to a liquid
To cause (a tone, chord, etc.) to increase in loudness Synonym Study
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
is a synonym for
in the spatial sense and is more commonly used in technical applications
both imply a making longer in space or time, but extend, in addition, may signify an enlarging in area, scope, influence, meaning, etc.
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