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Synonyms for extension

Synonyms for extension

the act of making something longer or the condition of being made longer

the act of increasing in dimensions, scope, or inclusiveness

an area within which something or someone exists, acts, or has influence or power

a part added to a main structure


Synonyms for extension

a mutually agreed delay in the date set for the completion of a job or payment of a debt

act of expanding in scope

the spreading of something (a belief or practice) into new regions

an educational opportunity provided by colleges and universities to people who are not enrolled as regular students

act of stretching or straightening out a flexed limb

a string of characters beginning with a period and followed by one or more letters

the most direct or specific meaning of a word or expression

the ability to raise the working leg high in the air

Related Words

amount or degree or range to which something extends

an additional telephone set that is connected to the same telephone line

an addition to the length of something

an addition that extends a main building

References in periodicals archive ?
It is believed the blaze started due to an electrical fault in an extension lead.
In trials it was found that wheeled types were best for a typical family lawn of up to 150 square metres, but if you need an extension lead longer than 25m, a small petrol mower might be worth considering.
North Tyneside Council's trading standards officers have carried out tests on a four-socket extension lead marked Senior Move-able Socket, Made in China, following a complaint from a member of the public.
South Wales Fire and Rescue Service is urging the public to take care when it comes to overloading household electrical sockets, especially when it comes to the use of multi-socket blocks and extension leads.
The charity Electrical Safety First say you should never plug extension leads into other leads.
tonyd WE WROTE: A Brotton mum is urging people to be careful with extension leads after a fire broke out in the front bedroom of her semi-detached house.
If the Christmas lights have not been looked at since last January when they were put away, give them and any associated electrical extension leads a visual inspection looking for signs of any obvious damage ?
Extension Leads - What a pain they are when you are working
NORTH Wales Fire and Rescue Service is warning of the dangers of unsuitable extension leads after the contents of a garage on Stryt Las, Rhosllannerchrugog, were destroyed in a fire yesterday.
Do not run cables and extension leads over areas in which they could present a trip hazard, particularly when setting up new computers or other electrical items.
There were no fire doors ( the only escape route from the sleeping area being through the kitchen, the electrical supply to the basement was via extension leads from the ground floor, and two stone steps were loose.
Now I'm a trained electrician, looking back it wasn't very safe, there were extension leads plugged in everywhere