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extend

verb [I usually + adv/prep] (REACH)    /ɪkˈstend/
B2 to reach, stretch, or continue: The Sahara Desert extends for miles. The path extends beyond the end of the road. Rain is expected to extend to (= arrive in) all parts of the country by this evening. The effects of this legislation will extend (= reach) further than the government intends.Stretching the bodyBecoming biggerEnlarging and inflating
(Definition of extend verb (REACH) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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