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To make longer than before
“The first and second sets of fibers are combined using a false twisting process such that the second fibers do not extend the length of the rope.”
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To increase in size, amount or degree
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“Renovations to the hotel will extend its capacity for guests during the summer months.”
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To offer or make available
“It is our great pleasure to extend this award to the Centre for Research and Innovation.”
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To hold (something) out towards someone
“I would then extend my hand to him as a gesture of peace.”
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To spread from a central point to cover a wider area
“The desert sands of central Western Australia extend right up to the coast at Shark Bay.”
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To broaden the meaning or scope of
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“Over the years, we have made a concerted effort to extend our range of services.”
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To cause to last longer
“Bruce would decide to extend the concert by playing a few old favorites.”
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To straighten or spread out (something) at full length
“She is now able to extend her leg fully after successfully completing her rehabilitation from an injury.”
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To stick or jut out
“Two gravity pipeline laterals would extend from the canal to deliver water to land downstream.”
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To increase in quantity by weakening or adulterating additions
“The company has been known to extend its ice-cream with thickeners and other additives.”
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Diverge or spread from or as if from a central point
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(elaborate on) Add more detail concerning what has already been said
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To (excessively) exert oneself for a particular task, purpose or goal
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Redistribute, station troops or weapons
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To diverge into two or more separate paths
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To begin again or continue after a pause or interruption
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(of a structure or natural feature) To be, or to appear to be, taller than the surrounding landscape
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(lead to) To be a route or means of access
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To part with a possession or right
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To put into a spread-eagle position, with arms and legs extended and spread
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To develop gradually
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To draw or make tight or taut
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To present or put forth
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To have or put a leg on either side of
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To become linked or connected to
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To come from or have its origin from
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To furnish with, or cause to be present
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To give variety to
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(amount to) To add up to
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To move or proceed in a given course or direction
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While or dawdle away time indolently
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Meet expectations
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Make depth greater
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(of a bridge, arch, etc.) To extend from side to side of
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To cause (a belief or emotion) to become stronger or more widespread
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Form or cause to form the curved shape of an arch
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To foster the growth or development of
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