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extending

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extending

verb
present participle of extend

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1 to make longer
  • our guests from out of town extended their visit by a week

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2 to put before another for acceptance or consideration
  • the couple extended an invitation to join them for a get-together at their house after the concert

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3 to arrange the parts of (something) over a wider area
  • you can extend that chaise longue so that it lies completely flat

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4 to be positioned along a certain course or in a certain direction
  • our backyard extends all the way to that brook

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“Extending.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/extending. Accessed 7 Dec. 2021.

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