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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

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

Our technology, our machines, is part of our humanity. We created them to extend ourselves, and that is what is unique about human beings.
Ray Kurzweil

The worth of a human being lies in the ability to extend oneself, to go outside oneself, to exist in and for other people.
Milan Kundera

Jamie Moyer was in his third year as a major league pitcher and was, by his own admission, still wide-eyed, watching everything going on around him and soaking it in. He paid particular attention to older teammates on his Chicago Cubs squad, hoping to emulate habits that had allowed those veterans to extend their careers.
Don Yaeger
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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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