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extend

Pronunciation: /ɪkˈstɛnd/

Translation of extend in Arabic:

transitive verb/فعل متعد

  • 1 (to enlarge) وَسَّعَ (II) [a house] [factory] [runway] to extend one's vocabulary أَثْرى مُفْرَداتِهِ
  • 2 (to prolong) مَدَّدَ (II) [a visit] [visa] [loan] the deadline was extended by a month تَمَّ تَمْديدُ المَوْعِدِ النِهائيِّ شَهْراً
  • 3 (to stretch out) مَدَّ (I) (stem vowel = u) [an arm] [a wing] to extend one's hand مَدَّ يَدَهُ
  • 4 [formal/رسمي], (to offer) قَدَّمَ (II) [an invitation] [one's congratulations] to extend an invitation to sb دَعا شَخْصاً

intransitive verb/فعل غير متعد

  • 1 (over an area) [desert] [network] [carpet] امْتَدَّ (VIII) the weather front extends over the whole of the area تَمْتَدُّ الجَبْهةُ الهَوائيّةُ على كُلِّ المِنْطَقةِ the cultivated area extends from the river to the foothills تَمْتَدُّ المِنْطَقةُ المَزْروعةُ من النَهْرِ حتّى التِلالِ السَفْحيّةِ
  • 2 (to last) امْتَدَّ (VIII) the drought extended into September امْتَدَّ الجَفافُ حتّى شَهْرِ سِبْتَمْبَر
  • 3 (to reach) [generosity] [interest]to extend beyond sth امْتَدَّ إلى ما وراء شَيْءٍ the court's jurisdiction can extend beyond national borders يُمْكِنُ لِاخْتِصاصِ المَحْكَمةِ أنْ يَمْتَدَّ إلى ما وراء الحُدودِ الوَطَنيّةِ

adjective/صفة (extended)

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