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One entry found for extend.
Main Entry: ex·tend
Pronunciation: ik-primarystressstend
Function: verb
1 : to straighten out or stretch forth <extended both arms>
2 a : to offer to someone <extend an apology> b : to make available <extend credit>
3 a : to stretch out : make longer <extend a visit> <an extended metaphor> b : to make larger <extend the meaning of a word>
4 : to stretch out or reach across a distance, space, or time <the woods extend for miles to the west> <the bridge extends across the river>
- ex·tend·able also ex·tend·ible /-primarystresssten-dschwa-bschwal/ adjective

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