Synonyms of extend in English:



  • 1 in 1712 he attempted to extend his dominions
    expand, enlarge, increase, make larger, make bigger, make greater; lengthen, widen, broaden; stretch, stretch out, draw out, elongate
    [Antonyms] reduce shrink
  • 2 the garden extends down to the road
    continue, carry on, run on, last, stretch (out), spread, range, reach, lead; unroll, unfurl
  • 3 we have continued to extend our range of services
    widen, expand, broaden; augment, supplement, increase, add to, enhance, amplify, develop, top up, build up, diversify
    [Antonyms] narrow
  • 4 a bill to extend the life of parliament
    [Antonyms] shorten
  • 5 lie flat on the floor with your arms and legs extended
  • 6 he extended a hand in greeting
    hold out, put out, stick out, hold forth, put forth, reach out; offer, give, outstretch, proffer
  • 7 the society wishes to extend their sincere thanks to Mr Bayes
    offer, proffer, hold out, advance; give, grant, bestow, accord, present, confer, impart
  • Phrases

    extend to

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