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Definition 1: fully extended or stretched forth - [adjective denoting all]

Samples where extended or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • an extended telescope
  • his extended legs reached almost across the small room
  • refused to accept the extended hand

(extended is similar to ...) fully extended in width

"outspread wings" "with arms spread wide"

(extended is similar to ...) fully extended especially in length

"a kitten with one paw outstretched"

(extended is similar to ...) extended out irregularly

"a big sprawly city"

(extended is similar to ...) with arms and legs stretched out and apart

"lay spread-eagle on the floor"

(extended is similar to ...) extended or spread over a wide area or distance

"broad fields lay stretched on both sides of us"

Definition 2: beyond the literal or primary sense - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where extended or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • `hot off the press' shows an extended sense of `hot'

(extended is similar to ...) (used of the meanings of words or text) not literal; using figures of speech

"figurative language"

Definition 3: large in spatial extent or range or scope or quantity - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where extended or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • an extensive Roman settlement in northwest England
  • extended farm lands
  • surgeons with extended experience
  • they suffered extensive damage

Synonyms for extended in the sense of this definition

(extended is similar to ...) above average in size or number or quantity or magnitude or extent

"a large city" "set out for the big city" "a large sum" "a big (or large) barn" "a large family" "big businesses" "a big expenditure" "a large number of newspapers" "a big group of scientists" "large areas of the world"

Definition 4: drawn out or made longer spatially - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where extended or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Picasso's elongated Don Quixote
  • lengthened skirts are fashionable this year
  • the extended airport runways can accommodate larger planes
  • a prolonged black line across the page

Synonyms for extended in the sense of this definition

(extended is similar to ...) primarily spatial sense; of relatively great or greater than average spatial extension or extension as specified

"a long road" "a long distance" "contained many long words" "ten miles long"

Definition 5: relatively long in duration; tediously protracted - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where extended or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a drawn-out argument
  • an extended discussion
  • a lengthy visit from her mother-in-law
  • a prolonged and bitter struggle
  • protracted negotiations

Synonyms for extended in the sense of this definition

(extended is similar to ...) primarily temporal sense; being or indicating a relatively great or greater than average duration or passage of time or a duration as specified

"a long life" "a long boring speech" "a long time" "a long friendship" "a long game" "long ago" "an hour long"

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