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adjective ex·tend·ed \-ˈsten-dəd\

Simple Definition of extended

  • : longer than usual or typical : unusually long

  • : going beyond the usual, original, or basic version of something

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of extended

  1. 1 :  drawn out in length especially of time <an extended visit>

  2. 2 a :  fully stretched out <an extended battle line> b of a horse's gait :  performed with a greatly lengthened stride but without a break — compare collected c :  intensive <extended efforts>

  3. 3 :  having spatial magnitude :  being larger than a point <an extended source of light>

  4. 4 :  extensive 1 <made available extended information — Ruth G. Strickland>

  5. 5 :  derivative 1, secondary 2a <an extended sense of a word>

  6. 6 of a typeface :  having a wider face than that of a standard typeface

extendedly

adverb

extendedness

noun

Examples of extended in a sentence

  1. <the word snake in its extended sense refers to a contemptible or treacherous person>

  2. <an extended portion of the valley is now devoted to the growing of grapes for wine>



15th Century

First Known Use of extended

15th century

Rhymes with extended



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