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extended meaning and definition

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EXTENDED adjective

Definition of extended (adjective)

  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"
    • synonyms: drawn-out, 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"
    • antonym: 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"
    • synonyms: elongated, 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"
    • synonyms: extensive
Source: Princeton University Wordnet

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