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Spanish translation of “extend”

extend

verb /ikˈstend/
to make longer or larger
ampliar
He extended his vegetable garden.
to reach or stretch
extender
The school grounds extend as far as this fence.
to hold out or stretch out (a limb etc) He extended his hand to her. to offer
ofrecer, dar
May I extend a welcome to you all?
extended /ikˈstendid/ adjective made longer or larger
prolongado, extendido
an extended warranty.
continuing for longer than usual or planned
prolongado
an extended period of time.
extension /-ʃən/ noun an added part
extensión, ampliación
He built an extension to his house a two-day extension to the holiday He has telephone extensions (= telephones) in every bedroom.
(a program by which) part of a university located somewhere else offers courses to people who are not fulltime students.
subsede, sucursal
the process of extending.
extensión
a telephone that operates on the same line as another
extensión
They have a phone in the living-room and an extension in the bedroom.
extensive /-siv/ adjective large in area or amount
extenso, vasto
extensive plantations He suffered extensive injuries in the accident.
(Definition of extend from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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