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Synonyms of extend in English:


  • 1 in 1712 he attempted to extend his dominions
    expand, enlarge, increase, make larger, make bigger, make greater;
    [Antonyms] reduce, shrink
  • 2 the garden extends down to the road
    continue, carry on, run on, last, stretch (out), spread, range, reach, lead;
  • 3 we have continued to extend our range of services
    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
    her tolerance did not always extend to her staff
    include, go/extend as far as, take in, incorporate, encompass, comprise, comprehend, subsume, be applicable to
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