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British English: /ɪkˈstɛnd/
, /ɛkˈstɛnd/
American English: /ɪkˈstɛnd/

Translation of extend in Arabic:

transitive verb/فعل متعد

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

intransitive verb/فعل غير متعد

  • 1
    (over an area) (desert, network, carpet)
    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)
    the drought extended into September
    امْتَدَّ الجَفافُ حتّى شَهْرِ سِبْتَمْبَر
  • 3 (to reach) (generosity, interest)to extend beyond something
    امْتَدَّ إلى ما وراء شَيْءٍ
    the court's jurisdiction can extend beyond national borders
    يُمْكِنُ لِاخْتِصاصِ المَحْكَمةِ أنْ يَمْتَدَّ إلى ما وراء الحُدودِ الوَطَنيّةِ

also: extended adjective/صفة

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