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English definition of “extend”

extend

verb [T] (OFFER)    /ɪkˈstend/ formal
to offer or give something to someone: I should like to extend my thanks to you for your kindness. The chairperson extended a warm welcome to the guest speaker. The government is extending aid to people who have been affected by the earthquake. [+ two objects] The bank has agreed to extend us money/extend money to us (= lend us money) to buy our house.Giving, providing and supplying
(Definition of extend verb (OFFER) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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