Adjective Definition


1.Definition: beyond the literal or primary sense

"`hot off the press' shows an extended sense of `hot'"

2.Definition: drawn out or made longer spatially

"The extended airport runways can accommodate larger planes"

Related Adjective(s):elongated, lengthened, prolonged

3.Definition: fully extended or stretched forth

"An extended telescope", "His extended legs reached almost across the small room", "Refused to accept the extended hand"

4.Definition: large in spatial extent or range or scope or quantity

"Extended farm lands", "Surgeons with extended experience"

Related Adjective(s):extensive

5.Definition: relatively long in duration; tediously protracted

"An extended discussion"

Related Adjective(s):lengthy, prolonged, protracted

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