US: /ɪkˈstɛnd/
UK: /ɛkstˈɛnd/

English Vietnamese dictionary

extend /iks'tend/
  • ngoại động từ
    • duỗi thẳng (tay, chân...); đưa ra, giơ ra
      • to extend the arm: duỗi cánh tay
      • to extend the hand: đưa tay ra, giơ tay ra
    • kéo dài (thời hạn...), gia hạn, mở rộng
      • to extend the boundaries of...: mở rộng đường ranh giới của...
      • to extend one's sphere of influence: mở rộng phạm vi ảnh hưởng
      • to extend the meaning ofa word: mở rộng nghĩa của một từ
    • (quân sự) dàn rộng ra (quân đội)
    • (thể dục,thể thao), (từ lóng) làm việc dốc hết
    • dành cho (sự đón tiếp...); gửi tới (lời chúc...)
      • to extend hepl: dành cho sự giúp đỡ
      • to extend the best wishes to...: gửi những lời chúc tốt đẹp nhất tới (ai...)
    • (pháp lý) đánh giá (tài sản) (để tịch thu); tịch thu (tài sản, vì nợ)
    • chép (bản tốc ký...) ra chữ thường
    • nội động từ
      • chạy dài, kéo dài (đến tận nơi nào...); mở rộng
        • their power is extending more and more every day: quyền lực của họ càng ngày càng mở rộng
      • (quân sự) dàn rộng ra (quân đội)

    Advanced English dictionary

    + verb
    make longer / larger / wider
    1 [VN] to make sth longer or larger: to extend a fence / road / house + There are plans to extend the no-smoking area.
    2 [VN] to make sth last longer: to extend a deadline / visa + The show has been extended for another six weeks. + Careful maintenance can extend the life of your car by several years.
    3 [VN] to make a business, an idea, an influence, etc. cover more areas or operate in more places: The company plans to extend its operations into Europe. + The school is extending the range of subjects taught.
    4 [V +adv./prep.] to relate to or include sb/sth: The offer does not extend to employees' partners. + His willingness to help did not extend beyond making a few phone calls.
    cover area / time / distance
    5 [V +adv./prep.] to cover a particular area, distance or length of time: Our land extends as far as the river. + His writing career extended over a period of 40 years.
    6 [VN +adv./prep.] to make sth reach sth or stretch: to extend a rope between two posts
    part of body
    7 [VN] to stretch part of your body, especially an arm or a leg, away from yourself: He extended his hand to (= offered to shake hands with) the new employee. + (figurative) to extend the hand of friendship to (= try to have good relations with) another country
    offer / give
    8 [VN] ~ sth to sb (formal) to offer or give sth to sb: I'm sure you will join me in extending a very warm welcome to our visitors. + to extend hospitality to overseas students + to extend an invitation + The bank refused to extend credit to them (= to lend them money). [also VNN]
    use effort / ability
    9 [VN] [often passive] to make sb/sth use all their effort, abilities, supplies, etc: Jim didn't really have to extend himself in the exam. + Hospitals were already fully extended because of the epidemic.

    Thesaurus dictionary

    1 stretch or spread (out), outstretch, outspread, open (out), unroll, unfold; reach, range; carry on, draw out, continue, develop:
    The carpet extends from wall to wall. Her reputation extends worldwide. The city walls extended to the river.
    2 lengthen, elongate, widen, continue; broaden, enlarge, add to, augment; increase, stretch (out), supplement:
    We are planning to extend the sitting-room. They asked the mortgage company to extend the repayment period.
    3 last, stretch, continue, go or carry on; perpetuate, drag on or out, keep up or on, prolong:
    Their visit extended until the following week.
    4 offer, proffer, give, present, hold out, stretch forth, tender; bestow; grant, impart, confer, accord, advance:
    She extended her hand. The store does not extend credit to any customers.

    Collocation dictionary


    greatly, significantly
    Next year we will greatly extend the range of goods that we sell.


    from, to
    The repayment period will be extended from 20 years to 25 years.

    Concise English dictionary

    +extend in scope or range or area
    +stretch out over a distance, space, time, or scope; run or extend between two points or beyond a certain point
    +span an interval of distance, space or time
    +make available; provide
    +thrust or extend out
    +reach outward in space
    +offer verbally
    +extend one's limbs or muscles, or the entire body
    +expand the influence of
    +lengthen in time; cause to be or last longer
    +extend or stretch out to a greater or the full length
    +cause to move at full gallop
    +open or straighten out; unbend
    +use to the utmost; exert vigorously or to full capacity
    +prolong the time allowed for payment of
    +continue or extend
    +increase in quantity or bulk by adding a cheaper substance