[ UK /ɛkstˈɛndɪd/ ]
[ US /ɪkˈstɛndəd, ɪkˈstɛndɪd/ ]
  1. large in spatial extent or range or scope or quantity
    extended farm lands
    they suffered extensive damage
    surgeons with extended experience
    an extensive Roman settlement in northwest England
  2. fully extended or stretched forth
    refused to accept the extended hand
    his extended legs reached almost across the small room
    an extended telescope
  3. drawn out or made longer spatially
    the extended airport runways can accommodate larger planes
    lengthened skirts are fashionable this year
    a prolonged black line across the page
    Picasso's elongated Don Quixote
  4. beyond the literal or primary sense
    `hot off the press' shows an extended sense of `hot'
  5. relatively long in duration; tediously protracted
    a lengthy visit from her mother-in-law
    protracted negotiations
    an extended discussion
    a prolonged and bitter struggle
    a drawn-out argument
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How To Use extended In A Sentence

  • The extended period of damage was probably brought on by the cool/wet growing conditions.
  • Other products include extended-shelf-life and aseptic products in single-serve containers sold at convenience stores and multipacks at club stores.
  • The strike had been planned as a 24-hour walkout but has been extended three times. Times, Sunday Times
  • It is an Extended Family Tree - showing all the collateral branches of a family, i.e. all the descendants.
  • A minute later Arsenal extended their lead after breaking with searing pace.
  • The authority of the father was absolute, as the head of a hierarchy arranged by generation, age and sex, in which every member of the extended family was related in rank to every other.
  • Both were well known in this close-knit community and deepest sympathy is extended to their families.
  • Another step forward was the progressive declarations of invalidity extended to certain laws, decrees, and edicts issued in Stalin's time.
  • She would not say if the law could also be extended to Chinese nationals living overseas.
  • If you're keeping it traditional and not using Halloween as a three day extended party, you can get down on the actual holiday with the Latin funk of Pimps of Joytime and Nayas at Rock and Roll Hotel. Nightlife agenda
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