# extend

## Verb

 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 ${\displaystyle x}$ to ${\displaystyle y}$, 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.