extend englannista suomeksi
To increase in extent.
To possess a certain extent; to cover an amount of space.
''The desert extended for miles in all directions.''
To cause to increase in extent.
To cause to last for a longer period of time.
To bestow; to offer; to impart; to apply.
''to extend sympathy to the suffering''
''to extend credit to a valued customer''
To increase in quantity by weakening or adulterating additions.
1897, Alonzo Lewis, James Robinson Newhall, ''History of Lynn, Essex County, Massachusetts'' (page 155)
- (..) the exalted morality of those virtuous brethren in the trade who, with consciences as weak as their own "extended" liquors, sought to convince him that to reduce the drink was a mercy to the poor deluded toper.
To value, as lands taken by a writ of extent in satisfaction of a debt; to assign by writ of extent.
Of a class: to be an extension or subtype of, or to be based on, a prototype or a more abstract class.
To reenlist for a further period.
1993, ''The Leatherneck'' (volume 76, page xxxvi)
- Two years later, back to amtracs, this time at Camp Schwab, Okinawa, and I liked it so much I extended.