Definition of extended
1 : drawn out in length especially of time an extended visit
3 : having spatial magnitude : being larger than a point an extended source of light
4 : extensive 1 made available extended information — Ruth G. Strickland
6 of a typeface : having a wider face than that of a standard typeface
Examples of extended in a Sentence
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
Recent Examples of extended from the Web
With the extended work, Lawrence would be unavailable for multiple days and the Mariners cycled in Cloyd as a fresh arm.
Police had been looking for a maroon, two-tone extended cab pickup truck and two men — one who is believed to be 50 years old and the other who is believed to be 30 years old.
Australia’s two biggest cities — Sydney and Melbourne — are having an extended, how-long-can-it-last surge in property prices, and for global investors, Fairfax’s Domain offers a piece of the action.
Even skeptics of the extended cognition idea agree that this back and forth between the web and spider is ripe ground for more investigation and debate on how to interpret what the spiders are doing to solve problems.
Sealy's confirmation ends an extended period without a permanent chief for the Mobile Fire Rescue Department, during which time Assistant Chief Billy Pappas had served as interim chief.
He was moved off his rehab assignment in Triple-A El Paso earlier this month last month to work on mechanics in extended spring training.
The Sox, returning home after a 3-7 trip, have lost three starting pitchers and three relievers to injuries — not to mention lefty ace Jose Quintana has yet to look right for extended stretches.
Investigators found a Glock 27, an extended clip and 30 rounds of ammunition in his upstairs bedroom.
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First Known Use of extended
EXTENDED Defined for English Language Learners
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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