extend

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Verb[change]

Plain form
extend

Third-person singular
extends

Past tense
extended

Past participle
extended

Present participle
extending

  1. (transitive) If you extend something, you make it longer.
    They extended the meeting so that more people could speak.
    The muscles contract and extend to move the body.
  2. (intransitive) If something extends from x to y, it covers all the time or space in between.
    The Alps extend from France to Austria.
    The middle ages extended from ancient to modern times.
  3. If you extend something, you offer it
    I would like to extend to you an invitation to the party.

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