Synonyms of extension in English:

extension


See definition of extension

noun

1‘they plan an extension at the hospital to create a new outpatients' department’

SYNONYMS

addition, add-on, adjunct, addendum, augmentation, supplement, appendage, appendix

annexe, wing, supplementary building

North American ell

2‘scientific method has led to a marvellous extension of knowledge’

SYNONYMS

expansion, increase, enlargement

widening, broadening, deepening, diversification, heightening

augmentation, enhancement, amplification

development, growth, continuation

elongation, lengthening, stretching, drawing out

ANTONYMS

shrinking, contraction

3‘an extension of opening hours’

SYNONYMS

prolongation, lengthening, increase, protraction, continuation, perpetuation

ANTONYMS

shortening

4‘I need an extension for my assessed essay’

SYNONYMS

postponement, deferral, delay

longer period, extra time, more time, increased time, additional time