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To help you avoid using the same word too repetitively, redundantly, recurrently, incessantly, etc., etc.

Why synonyms can be useful

Your writing can sound boring if you continually keep repeating the same words. When you create sentences, you can make them more interesting by using words that mean the same as the word you are speaking about. This allows you to add flavor to your writing.

In order to make language a lot more expressive and interesting you should try to vary the words you use as often as you can.

Synonyms for (verb) extend

Synonyms: extend, stretch Definition: extend one's limbs or muscles, or the entire body Usage: Stretch your legs!; Extend your right arm above your head

Hypernyms: strain, tense, tense up Definition: cause to be tense and uneasy or nervous or anxious Usage: he got a phone call from his lawyer that tensed him up

Synonyms: stretch forth, stretch out, hold out, exsert, extend, put out Definition: thrust or extend out Usage: He held out his hand; point a finger; extend a hand; the bee exserted its sting

Hypernyms: gesticulate, gesture, motion Definition: show, express or direct through movement Usage: He gestured his desire to leave

Synonyms: stretch, extend Definition: increase in quantity or bulk by adding a cheaper substance Usage: stretch the soup by adding some more cream; extend the casserole with a little rice

Hypernyms: increase Definition: make bigger or more Usage: The boss finally increased her salary; The university increased the number of students it admitted

Synonyms: extend, carry Definition: continue or extend Usage: The civil war carried into the neighboring province; The disease extended into the remote mountain provinces

Hypernyms: continue Definition: exist over a prolonged period of time Usage: The bad weather continued for two more weeks

Synonyms: prolong, protract, extend, draw out Definition: lengthen in time; cause to be or last longer Usage: We prolonged our stay; She extended her visit by another day; The meeting was drawn out until midnight

Hypernyms: lengthen Definition: make longer Usage: Lengthen this skirt, please

Synonyms: extend Definition: prolong the time allowed for payment of Usage: extend the loan

Hypernyms: prolong, protract, extend, draw out Definition: lengthen in time; cause to be or last longer Usage: We prolonged our stay; She extended her visit by another day; The meeting was drawn out until midnight

Synonyms: broaden, extend, widen Definition: extend in scope or range or area Usage: The law was extended to all citizens; widen the range of applications; broaden your horizon; Extend your backyard

Hypernyms: increase Definition: make bigger or more Usage: The boss finally increased her salary; The university increased the number of students it admitted

Synonyms: expand, extend Definition: expand the influence of Usage: The King extended his rule to the Eastern part of the continent

Hypernyms: alter, change, modify Definition: cause to change; make different; cause a transformation Usage: The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city; The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue

Synonyms: extend, strain Definition: use to the utmost; exert vigorously or to full capacity Usage: He really extended himself when he climbed Kilimanjaro; Don't strain your mind too much

Hypernyms: use, utilise, utilize, employ, apply Definition: put into service; make work or employ for a particular purpose or for its inherent or natural purpose Usage: use your head!; we only use Spanish at home; I can't use this tool; Apply a magnetic field here; This thinking was applied to many projects; How do you utilize this tool?; I apply this rule to get good results; use the plastic bags to store the food; He doesn't know how to use a computer

Synonyms: extend Definition: open or straighten out; unbend Usage: Can we extend the legs of this dining table?

Hypernyms: straighten, straighten out Definition: make straight

Synonyms: gallop, extend Definition: cause to move at full gallop Usage: Did you gallop the horse just now?

Hypernyms: ride, sit Definition: sit and travel on the back of animal, usually while controlling its motions Usage: She never sat a horse!; Did you ever ride a camel?; The girl liked to drive the young mare

Synonyms: extend, stretch, stretch out, unfold Definition: extend or stretch out to a greater or the full length Usage: Unfold the newspaper; stretch out that piece of cloth; extend the TV antenna

Hypernyms: deform, change form, change shape Definition: assume a different shape or form

Synonyms: extend, offer Definition: offer verbally Usage: extend my greetings; He offered his sympathy

Hypernyms: pay, give Definition: convey, as of a compliment, regards, attention, etc.; bestow Usage: Don't pay him any mind; give the orders; Give him my best regards; pay attention

Synonyms: offer, extend Definition: make available; provide Usage: extend a loan; The bank offers a good deal on new mortgages

Hypernyms: supply, render, provide, furnish Definition: give something useful or necessary to Usage: We provided the room with an electrical heater

Synonyms: extend, run, lead, go, pass Definition: stretch out over a distance, space, time, or scope; run or extend between two points or beyond a certain point Usage: Service runs all the way to Cranbury; His knowledge doesn't go very far; My memory extends back to my fourth year of life; The facts extend beyond a consideration of her personal assets

Hypernyms: be Definition: occupy a certain position or area; be somewhere Usage: Where is my umbrella? The toolshed is in the back; What is behind this behavior?

Synonyms: extend, cover, continue Definition: span an interval of distance, space or time Usage: The war extended over five years; The period covered the turn of the century; My land extends over the hills on the horizon; This farm covers some 200 acres; The Archipelago continues for another 500 miles

Hypernyms: be Definition: occupy a certain position or area; be somewhere Usage: Where is my umbrella? The toolshed is in the back; What is behind this behavior?

Synonyms: poke out, reach out, extend Definition: reach outward in space Usage: The awning extends several feet over the sidewalk

Hypernyms: be Definition: occupy a certain position or area; be somewhere Usage: Where is my umbrella? The toolshed is in the back; What is behind this behavior?