Synonyms of extend in English:



  • 1 he attempted to extend his dominions
    expand, enlarge, increase, make larger, make bigger;
    [Antonyms] reduce, shrink
  • 2 the garden extends down to the road
    continue, carry on, run on, stretch (out), reach, lead
  • 3 we have extended our range of services
    widen, expand, broaden;
    augment, supplement, increase, add to, enhance, develop
    [Antonyms] narrow
  • 4 extending the life of the charter
    prolong, lengthen, increase;
    stretch out, protract, spin out, string out
    [Antonyms] shorten
  • 5 extend your arms and legs
    stretch out, spread out, reach out, straighten out
  • 6 he extended a hand in greeting
    hold out, reach out, hold forth;
    offer, give, outstretch, proffer
  • 7 we wish to extend our thanks to Mr. Bayes
    offer, proffer, give, grant, bestow, accord
  • Phrases

    extend to

    her tolerance did not always extend to her staff
    include, take in, incorporate, encompass

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