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    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 equally extended.
    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 them.
    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 otherwise.
    Extensibility - (n.) The quality of being extensible; the capacity of being extended; as, the extensibility of a fiber, or of a plate of metal.
    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 flexion.
    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 extensively circulated.
    Extensiveness - (n.) The state of being extensive; wideness; largeness; extent; diffusiveness.
    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 secure payment.
    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 the thickness.
    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 palliating considerations.
    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 punishment.
    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, inextensible fibers.
    Inextension - (n.) Want of extension; unextended state.
    Nonextensile - (a.) Not extensile; incapable of being stretched.
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    Oxford: Definition: Similar or Containing
    Coextensive - adj. Extending over the same space or time.
    Extend - v. 1 lengthen or make larger in space or time. 2 stretch or lay out at full length. 3 (foll. By to, over) reach or be or make continuous over a specified area. 4 (foll. By to) have a specified scope (permit does not extend to camping). 5 offer or accord (an invitation, hospitality, kindness, etc.). 6 (usu. Refl. Or in passive) tax the powers of (an athlete, horse, etc.). extendible adj. (also extensible). [latin extendo -tens-: related to *tend1]
    Extended family - n. Family including relatives living near.
    Extended-play - adj. (of a gramophone record) playing for somewhat longer than most singles.
    Extension - n. 1 extending or being extended. 2 part enlarging or added on to a main building etc. 3 additional part. 4 a subsidiary telephone on the same line as the main one. B its number. 5 additional period of time. 6 extramural instruction by a university or college.
    Extensive - adj. 1 covering a large area. 2 far-reaching. extensively adv. Extensiveness n. [latin: related to *extend]
    Extent - n. 1 space over which a thing extends. 2 range, scope, degree. [anglo-french: related to *extend]
    Extenuate - v. (often as extenuating adj.) Make (guilt or an offence) seem less serious by reference to another factor. extenuation n. [latin tenuis thin]

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