Thesaurus

extended

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of extended

  1. 1 expressing one thing in terms normally used for another the word “snake” in its extended sense refers to a contemptible or treacherous person Synonyms of extended figurative, figural, metaphoric (or metaphorical), tropical, tropologicalWords Related to extended Aesopian (also Aesopic), allegorical, emblematic (also emblematical), symbolic (also symbolical); catachrestic (or catachrestical), sylleptic; euphemistic; nonliteral, veritableNear Antonyms of extended literal; nonsymbolicAntonyms of extended nonfigurative, nonmetaphorical

  2. 2 having considerable extent an extended portion of the valley is now devoted to the growing of grapes for wine Synonyms of extended broad, deep, expansive, extensive, far-flung, far-reaching, rangy, sweeping, wide, wide-ranging, widespreadWords Related to extended comprehensive, general, global, inclusive; boundless, endless, infinite, limitless, unlimited; capacious, commodious, roomy, spaciousNear Antonyms of extended circumscribed, limited, restrictedAntonyms of extended narrow

  3. 3 lasting for a considerable time I've met her, but I have never had an extended conversation with her Synonyms of extended long, far, great, lengthy, long-drawn-out (or long-drawn), long-lived, long-termWords Related to extended aeonian (or aeonic), endless, everlasting, interminable, persistent; longish, overlong, prolonged, protracted; permanent; all-day, all-night; multiday, multiyearNear Antonyms of extended abrupt, sudden; abbreviated, condensed, curtailed, shortened; ephemeral, fleeting, momentary, transient, transitory; impermanent; short-rangeAntonyms of extended brief, little, mini, short, shortish, short-lived, short-term

  4. 4 of great extent from end to end the two armies clashed along an extended line of battle that stretched for miles Synonyms of extended elongate (or elongated), long, king-size (or king-sized), lengthyWords Related to extended extensive, far-reaching, longish, outstretched; oblong, rectangular; big, biggish, considerable, hefty, hulking, jumbo, large, largish, overscale (or overscaled), oversize (or oversized), sizable (or sizeable), substantial, superNear Antonyms of extended abbreviated, abridged, curtailed, diminished, shortened; bitty, diminutive, little, miniature, minute, puny, small, smallish, teeny, tiny, undersized (also undersize), weeAntonyms of extended brief, curt, short, shortish



Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up extended? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

to suppress quietly or indirectly

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!