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  • verbmake larger, longer
  • verboffer

synonyms for extend

  • boost
  • broaden
  • continue
  • develop
  • enhance
  • enlarge
  • expand
  • go on
  • increase
  • last
  • lengthen
  • open
  • prolong
  • spread
  • stretch
  • take
  • widen
  • aggrandize
  • amplify
  • augment
  • crane
  • dilate
  • draw
  • elongate
  • heighten
  • magnify
  • mantle
  • multiply
  • pad
  • protract
  • stall
  • supplement
  • unfold
  • unfurl
  • unroll
  • add to
  • beef up
  • carry on
  • drag one's feet
  • drag out
  • draw out
  • fan out
  • let out
  • prolongate
  • run on
  • spin out
  • spread out
  • string out
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antonyms for extend

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  • abbreviate
  • abridge
  • cease
  • close
  • compress
  • decrease
  • diminish
  • discontinue
  • end
  • finish
  • halt
  • hide
  • hinder
  • lessen
  • lose
  • lower
  • narrow
  • reduce
  • restrict
  • shorten
  • shrink
  • stop
  • constrict
  • contract
  • curtail
  • degrade
  • condense
  • cut
  • hold
  • keep
  • maintain
  • take back
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How to use extend in a sentence

When the Nats extended him for $245 million for seven years, I understood and agreed.
MLB TEAMS CAN BUY HOPE EASIER THAN CHAMPIONSHIPSTHOMAS M. BOSWELLFEBRUARY 12, 2021WASHINGTON POST
As a storyteller, Yeun says he is drawn to those who are “unseen,” and extends the notion of life in the gap to include the character.
FOR STEVEN YEUN, MAKING A FILM ABOUT MIDWESTERN IMMIGRANTS WASN’T A POLITICAL STATEMENT. IT WAS AN ‘EXERCISE IN HUMANITY.’SONIA RAOFEBRUARY 12, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Another daughter, Christina Farmer, recalled getting a message one morning that convinced her, for a short while, that her father was extending his trip in the Indiana countryside.
AN INDIANA MAN NEVER RETURNED FROM A HUNTING TRIP. STRANGE TEXTS AND EMOJIS LED POLICE TO HIS SON.KATIE SHEPHERDFEBRUARY 12, 2021WASHINGTON POST
It’s possible that light snow will extend into areas inside the Beltway for a time this evening.
SNOW EXPECTED TONIGHT, MAINLY SOUTH OF D.C., BEFORE POSSIBLE ICE ON SATURDAYJASON SAMENOW, WES JUNKERFEBRUARY 11, 2021WASHINGTON POST
They extended the lead like three times on us when we cut the lead to six, seven, eight points.
THE WIZARDS’ DEFENSE AGAIN LETS THEM DOWN IN LOSS AT HOME TO RAPTORSAVA WALLACEFEBRUARY 11, 2021WASHINGTON POST
A straightforward shoring up of her return game — taking care to put returns in play and seeking to extend receiving point rallies — could help her clear the last obstacle.
HOW SERENA WILLIAMS COULD FINALLY BREAK THE GRAND SLAM RECORDAMY LUNDYFEBRUARY 10, 2021FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
Yet a horrifying, puppetlike schoolteacher found me by extending her neck to unnatural proportions to see behind the bookshelf, eating me alive.
‘LITTLE NIGHTMARES II’ MADE ME DREAD EVERY MOMENT. AND I LOVED IT.ELISE FAVISFEBRUARY 9, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Farm Journal, a leading source of data and activation in the far-reaching agricultural vertical, for years has extended its reach and scale through remarketing partners on owned-and-operated sites.
SPLITTING THE ATOM: DECOUPLING AUDIENCE FROM INVENTORY UNLEASHES POWER OF PUBSTREVOR GRIGORUKFEBRUARY 9, 2021DIGIDAY
Then, consider extending the midseason break to build in more rest time.
FOUR OPTIONS FOR AN NBA ALL-STAR GAME THAT THE STAR PLAYERS DON’T SEEM TO WANTBEN GOLLIVERFEBRUARY 8, 2021WASHINGTON POST
I had predicted Nevada would be the first state to extend vaccines to hospitality workers, given Las Vegas’ reliance on the industry.
NYC RESTAURANT WORKERS RUSH TO GET VACCINATED AS ELIGIBILITY OPENSAMANDA KLUDTFEBRUARY 8, 2021EATER
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WORDS RELATED TO EXTEND

  • apply
  • apportion
  • authorize
  • bring
  • contribute
  • deal
  • deliver
  • disburse
  • distribute
  • dole out
  • execute
  • extend
  • furnish
  • give
  • impose
  • inflict
  • issue
  • measure out
  • mete out
  • offer
  • perform
  • portion
  • proffer
  • provide
  • regulate
  • serve
  • supply
  • tender
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