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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR EXTENDED

Exceeding the limits assigned to it, my discussion has, however, extended too far.

A territory bounded by the Mississippi has been extended from sea to sea.

He took the hand which she extended and, bending over it, kissed it gallantly.

From children and animals it extended to slaves and criminals.

Dick had no scruple in clasping that extended hand very warmly in his own.

By this means he gave to man an extended, a Titan personality.

Peter took the hand she extended and held it one minute in both his own.

She was sitting on the ground, one foot doubled under her, the other extended.

"And I had almost forgot it," said Madame Dufour, as she extended the letter.

The colonel broke into a hearty laugh, and then extended his hand to Dick.

WORD ORIGIN

early 14c., "to value, assess;" late 14c. "to stretch out, lengthen," from Anglo-French estendre (late 13c.), Old French estendre "stretch out, extend, increase," from Latin extendere "stretch out," from ex- "out" (see ex-) + tendere "to stretch" (see tenet). Related: Extended; extending.

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