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ADJECTIVE (5)

1. relatively long in duration; tediously protracted;
- Example: "a drawn-out argument"
- Example: "an extended discussion"
- Example: "a lengthy visit from her mother-in-law"
- Example: "a prolonged and bitter struggle"
- Example: "protracted negotiations"
[syn: drawn-out, extended, lengthy, prolonged, protracted]

2. fully extended or stretched forth;
- Example: "an extended telescope"
- Example: "his extended legs reached almost across the small room"
- Example: "refused to accept the extended hand"

3. drawn out or made longer spatially;
- Example: "Picasso's elongated Don Quixote"
- Example: "lengthened skirts are fashionable this year"
- Example: "the extended airport runways can accommodate larger planes"
- Example: "a prolonged black line across the page"
[syn: elongated, extended, lengthened, prolonged]

4. beyond the literal or primary sense;
- Example: "`hot off the press' shows an extended sense of `hot'"

5. large in spatial extent or range or scope or quantity;
- Example: "an extensive Roman settlement in northwest England"
- Example: "extended farm lands"
- Example: "surgeons with extended experience"
- Example: "they suffered extensive damage"
[syn: extensive, extended]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Extend \Ex*tend"\ ([e^]ks*t[e^]nd"), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Extended; p. pr. & vb. n. Extending.] [L. extendere, extentum, extensum; ex out + tendere to stretch. See Trend.] 1. To stretch out; to prolong in space; to carry forward or continue in length; as, to extend a line in surveying; to extend a cord across the street. [1913 Webster] Few extend their thoughts toward universal knowledge. --Locke. [1913 Webster] 2. To enlarge, as a surface or volume; to expand; to spread; to amplify; as, to extend metal plates by hammering or rolling them. [1913 Webster] 3. To enlarge; to widen; to carry out further; as, to extend the capacities, the sphere of usefulness, or commerce; to extend power or influence; to continue, as time; to lengthen; to prolong; as, to extend the time of payment or a season of trial. [1913 Webster] 4. To hold out or reach forth, as the arm or hand. [1913 Webster] His helpless hand extend. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] 5. To bestow; to offer; to impart; to apply; as, to extend sympathy to the suffering. [1913 Webster] 6. To increase in quantity by weakening or adulterating additions; as, to extend liquors. --G. P. Burnham. [1913 Webster] 7. (Eng. Law) To value, as lands taken by a writ of extent in satisfaction of a debt; to assign by writ of extent. [1913 Webster] Extended letter (Typog.), a letter, or style of type, having a broader face than is usual for a letter or type of the same height. [1913 Webster] Note: This is extended type. Syn: To increase; enlarge; expand; widen; diffuse. See Increase. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

extended adj 1: relatively long in duration; tediously protracted; "a drawn-out argument"; "an extended discussion"; "a lengthy visit from her mother-in-law"; "a prolonged and bitter struggle"; "protracted negotiations" [syn: drawn-out, extended, lengthy, prolonged, protracted] 2: fully extended or stretched forth; "an extended telescope"; "his extended legs reached almost across the small room"; "refused to accept the extended hand" [ant: unextended] 3: drawn out or made longer spatially; "Picasso's elongated Don Quixote"; "lengthened skirts are fashionable this year"; "the extended airport runways can accommodate larger planes"; "a prolonged black line across the page" [syn: elongated, extended, lengthened, prolonged] 4: beyond the literal or primary sense; "`hot off the press' shows an extended sense of `hot'" 5: large in spatial extent or range or scope or quantity; "an extensive Roman settlement in northwest England"; "extended farm lands"; "surgeons with extended experience"; "they suffered extensive damage" [syn: extensive, extended]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

135 Moby Thesaurus words for "extended": accelerated, aggrandized, allegorical, ample, ampliate, amplified, amplitudinous, associational, augmented, beefed-up, bloated, boosted, broad, broadened, built-up, capacious, commodious, connotational, connotative, crescendoed, de longue haleine, deep, deepened, definable, denotational, denotative, dragged out, drawn, drawn out, drawn-out, elevated, elongate, elongated, endless, enhanced, enlarged, expanded, expansive, expressive, extending, extensional, extensive, far-flung, far-reaching, figurative, filled out, full of meaning, full of point, full of substance, heightened, hiked, increased, indicative, infinite, inflated, intelligible, intensified, intensional, interminable, interpretable, jazzed up, languishing, lasting, lengthened, lengthy, lingering, long, long-continuing, long-drawn, long-drawn-out, long-pending, long-spun, long-winded, longiloquent, magnified, marathon, meaning, meaningful, meaty, metaphorical, multiplied, overlong, padded, pithy, pointed, pregnant, proliferated, prolix, prolongated, prolonged, protracted, pulled, raised, readable, referential, reinforced, roomy, scopic, sententious, significant, significative, spacious, spread, spread out, spreading, spun out, spun-out, stiffened, straggling, strained, strengthened, stretched, stretched out, stretched-out, strung out, substantial, suggestive, swollen, symbolic, talkative, taut, tense, tight, tightened, transferred, unrelenting, upped, vast, verbose, voluminous, wide, widened, widespread, windy, wordy