extend / ɪkˈstɛnd /


extend2 个定义

v. 有主动词 verb
  1. to stretch out; draw out to the full length: He extended the measuring tape as far as it would go.
  2. to stretch, draw, or arrange in a given direction, or so as to reach a particular point, as a cord, wall, or line of troops.
  3. to stretch forth or hold out, as the arm or hand: to extend one's hand in greeting.
v. 无主动词 verb
  1. to be or become extended; stretch out in length, duration, or in various or all directions.
  2. to reach, as to a particular point.
  3. to increase in length, area, scope, etc.
  4. Manège. to come into an extended attitude.

extend 近义词

v. 动词 verb

make larger, longer

v. 动词 verb



  1. When the Nats extended him for $245 million for seven years, I understood and agreed.
  2. As a storyteller, Yeun says he is drawn to those who are “unseen,” and extends the notion of life in the gap to include the character.
  3. Another daughter, Christina Farmer, recalled getting a message one morning that convinced her, for a short while, that her father was extending his trip in the Indiana countryside.
  4. It’s possible that light snow will extend into areas inside the Beltway for a time this evening.
  5. They extended the lead like three times on us when we cut the lead to six, seven, eight points.
  6. At some point, show creator Mark Burnett made the diabolical decision to extend the show to 120 minutes.
  7. We would like to extend our sincere sympathies to the family and friends of those on board QZ8501.
  8. In order to extend their legal residence in the United States, they had to obtain other visas.
  9. But would they be willing to extend their welcome to series that are streamed outside of Netflix?
  10. Valerie isn't going anywhere, and her work will extend through those she has cultivated and inspired.
  11. This impulse to extend rule appears more plainly in many of the little ceremonial observances of the child.
  12. I presume this path does not extend many miles without meeting impediments.
  13. Not only do children thus of themselves extend the scope of our commands, they show a disposition to make rules for themselves.
  14. I doubt if the modern community can afford to continue it; it certainly cannot afford to extend it very widely.
  15. This is especially the case in what are known as the Reed and Haydon properties which extend over about 200 acres.