Synonyms for extended

Synonyms for (adjective) extended

Synonyms: extended, extensive

Definition: large in spatial extent or range or scope or quantity

Usage: an extensive Roman settlement in northwest England; extended farm lands; surgeons with extended experience; they suffered extensive damage

Similar words: large, big

Definition: above average in size or number or quantity or magnitude or extent

Usage: a large city; set out for the big city; a large sum; a big (or large) barn; a large family; big businesses; a big expenditure; a large number of newspapers; a big group of scientists; large areas of the world


Synonyms: extended

Definition: beyond the literal or primary sense

Usage: `hot off the press' shows an extended sense of `hot'

Similar words: nonliteral, figurative

Definition: (used of the meanings of words or text) not literal; using figures of speech

Usage: figurative language


Synonyms: extended

Definition: fully extended or stretched forth

Usage: an extended telescope; his extended legs reached almost across the small room; refused to accept the extended hand

Similar words: spread, outspread

Definition: fully extended in width

Usage: outspread wings; with arms spread wide


Similar words: outstretched

Definition: fully extended especially in length

Usage: a kitten with one paw outstretched


Similar words: sprawly

Definition: spread out irregularly

Usage: a big sprawly city


Similar words: spread-eagle

Definition: with arms and legs stretched out and apart

Usage: lay spread-eagle on the floor


Similar words: stretched

Definition: extended or spread over a wide area or distance

Usage: broad fields lay stretched on both sides of us


Synonyms: elongated, extended, lengthened, prolonged

Definition: drawn out or made longer spatially

Usage: 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

Similar words: long

Definition: primarily spatial sense; of relatively great or greater than average spatial extension or extension as specified

Usage: a long road; a long distance; contained many long words; ten miles long


Synonyms: drawn-out, extended, lengthy, protracted, prolonged

Definition: relatively long in duration; tediously protracted

Usage: a drawn-out argument; an extended discussion; a lengthy visit from her mother-in-law; a prolonged and bitter struggle; protracted negotiations

Similar words: long

Definition: primarily temporal sense; being or indicating a relatively great or greater than average duration or passage of time or a duration as specified

Usage: a long life; a long boring speech; a long time; a long friendship; a long game; long ago; an hour long