extended

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adjective ex·tend·ed \ik-ˈsten-dəd\

Definition of extended

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

  2. 2a :  fully stretched out an extended battle lineb of a horse's gait :  performed with a greatly lengthened stride but without a break — compare collectedc :  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

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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

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15th Century

First Known Use of extended

15th century


EXTENDED Defined for English Language Learners

extended

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adjective ex·tend·ed \ik-ˈsten-dəd\

Definition of extended for English Language Learners

  • : longer than usual or typical : unusually long

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



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