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  • verbmake larger, longer
  • verboffer

synonyms for extends

  • 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 extends

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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 extends in a sentence

Pus-casts may appear if the process extends up into the kidney tubules (see Fig. 62).
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
She extends the end of her body till it is like an auger, and with this she bores a deep hole in the earth.
ALILA, OUR LITTLE PHILIPPINE COUSINMARY HAZELTON WADE
That is not the case with the one that extends northwest and southeast, for it is flooded with sunlight most of the day.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDS, 1493-1898, VOLUME XX, 1621-1624VARIOUS
In the Brazils a conflagration of this kind never extends very far, as the vegetation is too green and offers too much opposition.
A WOMAN'S JOURNEY ROUND THE WORLDIDA PFEIFFER
This valley extends for approximately three hundred and fifty miles to the borderline of Tennessee.
HALLOWED HERITAGE: THE LIFE OF VIRGINIADOROTHY M. TORPEY
It extends only a short distance into Virginia and consists mainly of rough, rugged terrain.
HALLOWED HERITAGE: THE LIFE OF VIRGINIADOROTHY M. TORPEY
At one o'clock we were near a low sandy projection round which the coast extends to the East-North-East and forms a shallow bay.
NARRATIVE OF A SURVEY OF THE INTERTROPICAL AND WESTERN COASTS OF AUSTRALIA] [VOLUME 2 OF 2]PHILLIP PARKER KING
There is a reef that extends for nearly a mile and a half off the cape, having a rocky islet at its extremity.
NARRATIVE OF A SURVEY OF THE INTERTROPICAL AND WESTERN COASTS OF AUSTRALIA] [VOLUME 2 OF 2]PHILLIP PARKER KING
From this island a considerable shoal extends to the westward for six miles towards a peaked hill on the extremity of a point.
NARRATIVE OF A SURVEY OF THE INTERTROPICAL AND WESTERN COASTS OF AUSTRALIA] [VOLUME 2 OF 2]PHILLIP PARKER KING
The most unproductive part appeared to be the narrow strip that extends towards Cape Van Diemen.
NARRATIVE OF A SURVEY OF THE INTERTROPICAL AND WESTERN COASTS OF AUSTRALIA] [VOLUME 2 OF 2]PHILLIP PARKER KING
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