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extend/ɪkˈstɛnd/verb
extendsextendedextending
extend
/ɪkˈstɛnd/
verb
extendsextendedextending
Learner's definition of EXTEND  
[+ object]  : to cause (something, such as your arm or leg) to straighten out or to stretch out
   b  [no object]  : to become longer or to be able to become longer
[no object]  : to continue in a specified direction or over a specified distance, space, or time
[no object]  : to involve or include a specified person or thing — + to
[+ object]  : to make (something) longer or greater
[+ object] 
: to offer (something, such as an apology) to someone — usually + to
   b  : to make (something) available — usually + to

extend yourself

: to work hard : to do things that require effort

— extendable

orextendible/ɪkˈstɛndəbəl/adjective

— extender

/ɪkˈstɛndɚ/noun,pluralextenders[count]
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