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Related / Similar Words: extension service, university extension, annex, annexe, wing, elongation, telephone extension, extension phone, lengthiness, prolongation, reference, denotation, propagation, filename extension, file name extension

 

Definition:
  • act of expanding in scope; making more widely available; "extension of the program to all in need";
  • act of stretching or straightening out a flexed limb;
  • an educational opportunity provided by colleges and universities to people who not enrolled as regular students;
  • an addition that extends a main building;
  • an addition to the length of something;
  • an additional telephone set that is connected to the same telephone line;
  • amount or degree or range to which something extends; "the wire has an extension of 50 feet";
  • the ability to raise the working leg high in the air; "the dancer was praised for her uncanny extension"; "good extension comes from a combination of training and native ability";
  • the most direct or specific meaning of a word or expression; the class of objects that an expression refers to; "the extension of `satellite of Mars'' is the set containing only Demos and Phobos";
  • the spreading of something (a belief or practice) into new regions;
  • a string of characters beginning with a period and followed by one to three letters; the optional second part of a PC computer filename; "most applications provide extensions for the files they create"; "most BASIC files use the filename extension .BAS";
  • a mutually agreed delay in the date set for the completion of a job or payment of a debt; "they applied for an extension of the loan";

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    Hyponyms: spread, spreading, stretch, hyperextension, ell

     

    Part Meronyms: building, edifice, filename, file name, computer filename, computer file name

     

    Derivational Morphology: widen, broaden, extend, stretch, annex, elongate, prolong, protract, draw out, denote, refer, pertain, relate, concern, come to, bear on, touch, touch on, propagate, circulate, circularize, circularise, distribute, disseminate, broadcast, spread, diffuse, disperse, pass around

     

     
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