widen, broaden, extend
Meaning: extend in scope or range or area; "The law was extended to all citizens"; "widen the range of applications"; "broaden your horizon"; "Extend your backyard"
run, go, pass, lead, extend
Meaning: stretch out over a distance, space, time, or scope; run or extend between two points or beyond a certain point; "Service runs all the way to Cranbury"; "His knowledge doesn't go very far"; "My memory extends back to my fourth year of life"; "The facts extend beyond a consideration of her personal assets"
cover, continue, extend
Meaning: span an interval of distance, space or time; "The war extended over five years"; "The period covered the turn of the century"; "My land extends over the hills on the horizon"; "This farm covers some 200 acres"; "The Archipelago continues for another 500 miles"
Meaning: make available; provide; "extend a loan"; "The bank offers a good deal on new mortgages"
exsert, stretch_out, put_out, extend, hold_out, stretch_forth
Meaning: thrust or extend out; "He held out his hand"; "point a finger"; "extend a hand"; "the bee exserted its sting"
extend, poke_out, reach_out
Meaning: reach outward in space; "The awning extends several feet over the sidewalk"
Meaning: offer verbally; "extend my greetings"; "He offered his sympathy"
Meaning: extend one's limbs or muscles, or the entire body; "Stretch your legs!"; "Extend your right arm above your head"
Meaning: expand the influence of; "The King extended his rule to the Eastern part of the continent"
prolong, protract, extend, draw_out
Meaning: lengthen in time; cause to be or last longer; "We prolonged our stay"; "She extended her visit by another day"; "The meeting was drawn out until midnight"
Extend the State Warden's term to four years.
Along both forks strips of meadow extend almost to their heads.
By the sword my ancestors gained their estates; and with the sword I have no objection to extend my territories."
It refused to modify it in the least, and voted, as if in bravado, another eight hundred thousand dollars to extend it.
About a fourth of the canoes that attempt to come up are lost in the rapids which extend from Fort Yale nearly to the Forks.
It can harmonize, assimilate, and protect the several parts and members, and extend the benefit of its foresight and precautions to each.
"I understand from Rachel's letter that the Raymond church is going to make an attempt to extend the idea of the pledge to other churches.
But these are not the only objects to which the jurisdiction of the Union, in respect to revenue, must necessarily be empowered to extend.
It should be noted that the layers of flake nickel extend practically unbroken across the tube and make contact with the metal wall at both sides.
In France one guest speaks to any or all of the others; all one's friends extend congratulations if a baby is coming; one shares all his joys with friends.