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, stretch, stretch out, 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