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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

In December, I agreed to extend the tax cuts for the wealthiest Americans because it was the only way I could prevent a tax hike on middle-class Americans. But we cannot afford $1 trillion worth of tax cuts for every millionaire and billionaire in our society. We can't afford it. And I refuse to renew them again.
Barack Obama

Every family should have the right to spend their money, after tax, as they wish, and not as the government dictates. Let us extend choice, extend the will to choose and the chance to choose.
Margaret Thatcher

Never reach out your hand unless you're willing to extend an arm.
Pope Paul VI
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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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