Synonyms and Antonyms of EXTEND

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Synonyms and Antonyms of EXTEND :

EXTEND – verb

Meanings :

1. stretch out over a distance, space, time or scope
2. reach outward in space

In sentences :

1. The annual examinations extend over two weeks.

2. Management has agreed to extend the scope of this agreement.

Synonyms - Lengthen, protract, widen, stretch, elongate prolong

1. As the sun goes down the horizon, shadows on earth have a tendency to lengthen.

2. Protracted negotiations are being held between US and USSR in Geneva on the disarmament issue.

3. India and France have decided to widen the area of economic cooperation.

Antonyms - Contract, shorten, narrow, shrink, terminate, truncate

1. In winter the metallic articles contract.

2. Shorten this essay into a paragraph.

3. The path leading to his house is too narrow to let this car pass.

4. This cotton shirt will shrink on washing.

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