Coextended - (imp. & p. p.) of Coextend
Coextending - (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Coextend
Coextend - (v. t.) To extend through the same space or time with another;
to extend to the same degree.
Coextension - (n.) The act of extending equally, or the state of being
Coextensive - (a.) Equally extensive; having equal extent; as,
consciousness and knowledge are coextensive.
Extended - (imp. & p. p.) of Extend
Extending - (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Extend
Extend - (v. t.) To stretch out; to prolong in space; to carry forward or
continue in length; as, to extend a line in surveying; to extend a cord
across the street.
Extend - (v. t.) To enlarge, as a surface or volume; to expand; to
spread; to amplify; as, to extend metal plates by hammering or rolling
Extend - (v. t.) To enlarge; to widen; to carry out further; as, to
extend the capacities, the sphere of usefulness, or commerce; to extend
power or influence; to continue, as time; to lengthen; to prolong; as,
to extend the time of payment or a season of trail.
Extend - (v. t.) To hold out or reach forth, as the arm or hand.
Extend - (v. t.) To bestow; to offer; to impart; to apply; as, to extend
sympathy to the suffering.
Extend - (v. t.) To increase in quantity by weakening or adulterating
additions; as, to extend liquors.
Extend - (v. t.) To value, as lands taken by a writ of extent in
satisfaction of a debt; to assign by writ of extent.
Extendant - (a.) Displaced.
Extendedly - (adv.) In an extended manner.
Extender - (n.) One who, or that which, extends or stretches anything.
Extendible - (a.) Capable of being extended, susceptible of being
stretched, extended, enlarged, widened, or expanded.
Extendible - (a.) Liable to be taken by a writ of extent.
Extendlessness - (n.) Unlimited extension.
Extense - (v. t.) Outreaching; expansive; extended, superficially or
Extensibility - (n.) The quality of being extensible; the capacity of
being extended; as, the extensibility of a fiber, or of a plate of
Extensible - (a.) Capable of being extended, whether in length or
breadth; susceptible of enlargement; extensible; extendible; -- the
opposite of contractible or compressible.
Extensibleness - (n.) Extensibility.
Extensile - (a.) Suited for, or capable of, extension; extensible.
Extension - (v. t.) The act of extending or the state of being extended;
a stretching out; enlargement in breadth or continuation of length;
increase; augmentation; expansion.
Extension - (v. t.) That property of a body by which it occupies a
portion of space.
Extension - (v. t.) Capacity of a concept or general term to include a
greater or smaller number of objects; -- correlative of intension.
Extension - (v. t.) The operation of stretching a broken bone so as to
bring the fragments into the same straight line.
Extension - (v. t.) The straightening of a limb, in distinction from
Extension - (v. t.) A written engagement on the part of a creditor,
allowing a debtor further time to pay a debt.
Extensional - (a.) Having great extent.
Extensionist - (n.) One who favors or advocates extension.
Extensive - (a.) Having wide extent; of much superficial extent;
expanded; large; broad; wide; comprehensive; as, an extensive farm; an
extensive lake; an extensive sphere of operations; extensive
benevolence; extensive greatness.
Extensive - (a.) Capable of being extended.
Extensively - (adv.) To a great extent; widely; largely; as, a story is
Extensiveness - (n.) The state of being extensive; wideness; largeness;
Extensometer - (n.) An instrument for measuring the extension of a body,
especially for measuring the elongation of bars of iron, steel, or
other material, when subjected to a tensile force.
Extensor - (n.) A muscle which serves to extend or straighten any part of
the body, as an arm or a finger; -- opposed to flexor.
Extensure - (n.) Extension.
Extent - (a.) Extended.
Extent - (n.) Space or degree to which a thing is extended; hence,
superficies; compass; bulk; size; length; as, an extent of country or
of line; extent of information or of charity.
Extent - (n.) Degree; measure; proportion.
Extent - (n.) A peculiar species of execution upon debts due to the
crown, under which the lands and goods of the debtor may be seized to
Extent - (n.) A process of execution by which the lands and goods of a
debtor are valued and delivered to the creditor.
Extenuated - (imp. & p. p.) of Extenuate
Extenuating - (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Extenuate
Extenuate - (v. t.) To make thin or slender; to draw out so as to lessen
Extenuate - (v. t.) To lessen; to palliate; to lessen or weaken the force
of; to diminish the conception of, as crime, guilt, faults, ills,
accusations, etc.; -- opposed to aggravate.
Extenuate - (v. t.) To lower or degrade; to detract from.
Extenuate - (v. i.) To become thinner; to make excuses; to advance
Extenuate - (a.) Thin; slender.
Extenuation - (n.) The act of axtenuating or the state of being
extenuated; the act of making thin, slender, or lean, or of palliating;
diminishing, or lessening; palliation, as of a crime; mitigation, as of
Extenuator - (n.) One who extenuates.
Extenuatory - (a.) Tending to extenuate or palliate.
Inextended - (a.) Not extended.
Inextensible - (a.) Not capable of being extended; not elastic; as,
Inextension - (n.) Want of extension; unextended state.
Nonextensile - (a.) Not extensile; incapable of being stretched.