Definition of extended
- an extended visit
- an extended battle line
- extended efforts
- an extended source of light
- made available extended information
- —Ruth G. Strickland
the word “snake” in its extended sense refers to a contemptible or treacherous person
an extended portion of the valley is now devoted to the growing of grapes for wine
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: longer than usual or typical : unusually long
: going beyond the usual, original, or basic version of something
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