extended

adjective
1. relatively long in duration; tediously protracted (Freq. 4)
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a drawn-out argument

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an extended discussion

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a lengthy visit from her mother-in-law

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a prolonged and bitter struggle

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protracted negotiations

Syn: ↑drawn-out, ↑lengthy, ↑prolonged, ↑protracted
Similar to: ↑long
Derivationally related forms: ↑length (for: ↑lengthy), ↑lengthiness (for: ↑lengthy)
2. fully extended or stretched forth (Freq. 1)
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an extended telescope

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his extended legs reached almost across the small room

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refused to accept the extended hand

Ant: ↑unextended
Similar to: ↑outspread, ↑spread, ↑outstretched, ↑sprawly, ↑spread-eagle, ↑stretched
3. drawn out or made longer spatially
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Picasso's elongated Don Quixote

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lengthened skirts are fashionable this year

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the extended airport runways can accommodate larger planes

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a prolonged black line across the page

Syn: ↑elongated, ↑lengthened, ↑prolonged
Similar to: ↑long
4. beyond the literal or primary sense
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`hot off the press' shows an extended sense of `hot'

Similar to: ↑figurative, ↑nonliteral
5. large in spatial extent or range or scope or quantity
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an extensive Roman settlement in northwest England

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extended farm lands

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surgeons with extended experience

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they suffered extensive damage

Syn: ↑extensive
Similar to: ↑large, ↑big
Derivationally related forms: ↑extensiveness (for: ↑extensive), ↑extend (for: ↑extensive)

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