English adjective: extended
|1.||extended relatively long in duration; tediously protracted|
|Samples||A drawn-out argument.|
An extended discussion.
A lengthy visit from her mother-in-law.
A prolonged and bitter struggle.
|Synonyms||drawn-out, lengthy, prolonged, protracted|
|2.||extended fully extended or stretched forth|
|Samples||An extended telescope.|
His extended legs reached almost across the small room.
Refused to accept the extended hand.
|Similar||outspread, outstretched, sprawly, spread, spread-eagle, stretched|
|3.||extended drawn out or made longer spatially|
|Samples||Picasso's elongated Don Quixote.|
Lengthened skirts are fashionable this year.
The extended airport runways can accommodate larger planes.
A prolonged black line across the page.
|Synonyms||elongated, lengthened, prolonged|
|4.||extended beyond the literal or primary sense|
|Samples||`hot off the press' shows an extended sense of `hot'.|
|5.||extended large in spatial extent or range or scope or quantity|
|Samples||An extensive Roman settlement in northwest England.|
Extended farm lands.
Surgeons with extended experience.
They suffered extensive damage.