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  • extend — extend, lengthen, elongate, prolong, protract all mean to draw out or add to so as to increase in length. Both extend and lengthen (opposed to shorten) connote an increase of length either in space or in time, but extend is also used to connote… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • extend — ex•tend [[t]ɪkˈstɛnd[/t]] v. t. 1) to stretch or draw out to full length: extended the measuring tape[/ex] 2) to stretch or draw outward 3) to stretch forth; hold out: to extend one s hand in greeting[/ex] 4) to make longer, as to reach a… …   From formal English to slang

  • extend — extendible, extendable, adj. extendibility, extendability, n. /ik stend /, v.t. 1. to stretch out; draw out to the full length: He extended the measuring tape as far as it would go. 2. to stretch, draw, or arrange in a given direction, or so as… …   Universalium

  • extend — verb Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo French or Latin; Anglo French estendre, from Latin extendere, from ex + tendere to stretch more at thin Date: 14th century transitive verb 1. to spread or stretch forth ; unbend < extended both her arms… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • duration — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ brief, short ▪ limited ▪ Jobs were of limited duration and usually paid low wages. ▪ long, prolonged ▪ …   Collocations dictionary

  • extend — /əkˈstɛnd / (say uhk stend), /ɛk / (say ek ) verb (t) 1. to stretch out; draw out to the full length. 2. to stretch, draw, or arrange in a given direction, or so as to reach a particular point, as a cord or a line of troops. 3. to stretch forth… …   Australian English dictionary

  • extend — verb ADVERB ▪ greatly, significantly ▪ Next year we will greatly extend the range of goods that we sell. PREPOSITION ▪ beyond ▪ The country s power extends far beyond its military …   Collocations dictionary

  • Copyright law of the United States — The copyright law of the United States governs the legally enforceable rights of creative and artistic works under the laws of the United States. Copyright law in the United States is part of federal law, and is authorized by the U.S.… …   Wikipedia

  • United States copyright law — governs the legally enforceable rights of creative and artistic works in the United States.Copyright law in the United States is part of federal law, and is authorized by the U.S. Constitution. The power to enact copyright law is granted in… …   Wikipedia

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