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Definition of Extend

Extend

  1. To stretch out; to prolong in space; to carry forward or continue in length; as, to extend a line in surveying; to extend a cord across the street.
  2. To enlarge, as a surface or volume; to expand; to spread; to amplify; as, to extend metal plates by hammering or rolling them.
  3. To enlarge; to widen; to carry out further; as, to extend the capacities, the sphere of usefulness, or commerce; to extend power or influence; to continue, as time; to lengthen; to prolong; as, to extend the time of payment or a season of trail.
  4. To hold out or reach forth, as the arm or hand.
  5. To bestow; to offer; to impart; to apply; as, to extend sympathy to the suffering.
  6. To increase in quantity by weakening or adulterating additions; as, to extend liquors.
  7. To value, as lands taken by a writ of extent in satisfaction of a debt; to assign by writ of extent.

Extend Quotations

Beginning today, treat everyone you meet as if they were going to be dead by midnight. Extend to them all the care, kindness and understanding you can muster, and do it with no thought of any reward. Your life will never be the same again.
Og Mandino

Yet it is in this loneliness that the deepest activities begin. It is here that you discover act without motion, labor that is profound repose, vision in obscurity, and, beyond all desire, a fulfillment whose limits extend to infinity.
Thomas Merton

Time is the most valuable thing on earth: time to think, time to act, time to extend our fraternal relations, time to become better men, time to become better women, time to become better and more independent citizens.
Samuel Gompers

To all those who have suffered as a consequence of our troubled past I extend my sincere thoughts and deep sympathy. With the benefit of historical hindsight we can all see things which we would wish had been done differently or not at all.
Queen Elizabeth II

The best music happens when you have a personal connection to it. That same philosophy can extend to the instrument you hold in your hands: if a guitar means something special, you're bound to do great things with it.
Frank Iero
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Extend Translations

extend in Afrikaans is grootte
extend in Dutch is omvang, bestek, grootte
extend in Finnish is ojentaa, laajuus
extend in German is erweitern, ausdehnen, erweirtern
extend in Italian is allungare, ampliare, estendersi
extend in Latin is pando, promineo, pertingo, dilato, laxo, tendo
extend in Norwegian is utvide, forlenge
extend in Portuguese is estenda
extend in Spanish is extenderse, acgrandar, alongar, extender, ampliar

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