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English definition of “extend”

extend

verb [T] (STRETCH)    /ɪkˈstend/
to stretch something out: We've extended a washing line (= made it reach) between two trees in the garden. He extended his hand as a greeting (= held out his hand for someone to shake it).Stretching the bodyBecoming biggerEnlarging and inflating
(Definition of extend verb (STRETCH) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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