Synonyms of extend in English:

extend


See definition of extend

verb

1‘in 1712 he attempted to extend his dominions’

SYNONYMS

expand, enlarge, increase, make larger, make bigger, make greater

lengthen, widen, broaden

stretch, stretch out, draw out, elongate

ANTONYMS

reduce, shrink

2‘the garden extends down to the road’

SYNONYMS

continue, carry on, run on, last, spread, range, reach, lead

unroll, unfurl

3‘we have continued to extend our range of services’

SYNONYMS

widen, expand, broaden

augment, supplement, increase, add to, enhance, amplify, develop, top up, build up, diversify

ANTONYMS

narrow

4‘a bill to extend the life of parliament’

SYNONYMS

prolong, lengthen, increase, continue, run on, keep going, perpetuate, sustain

stretch out, protract, spin out, string out, drag out

postpone, defer, delay, put back, put off

ANTONYMS

shorten

5‘lie flat on the floor with your arms and legs extended’

SYNONYMS

stretch out, spread out, reach out, straighten out, open out

unroll, unfurl

6‘he extended a hand in greeting’

SYNONYMS

hold out, put out, stick out, hold forth, put forth, reach out

offer, give, outstretch, proffer

7‘the society wishes to extend their sincere thanks to Mr Bayes’

SYNONYMS

offer, proffer, hold out, advance

give, grant, bestow, accord, present, confer, impart


Phrases

    extend to

      ‘her tolerance did not always extend to her staff’

      SYNONYMS

      include, extend as far as, go as far as, take in, incorporate, encompass, comprise, comprehend, subsume, be applicable to

      extend