- The definition of extended is longer or more than the usual.
- An example of extended is the longer back part of a truck; an extended cab.
- An example of extended is a warranty for 10 years instead of the usual five.
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- stretched out; spread out
- prolonged; continued
- enlarged in influence, meaning, scope, effect, etc.; extensive
- Printing designating type with a wider face than is standard for the height
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- Stretched or pulled out: an extended telescope.
- Continued for a long period of time; protracted: had an extended vacation in the Alps.
- Enlarged or broad in meaning, scope, or influence: an extended sense of the word honest.
- ex·tendˈed·ly adverb