extender

v.
1 to spread (out) (tela, plano, alas).
me extendió la mano she held out her hand to me
2 to spread (mantequilla).
3 to extend, to widen.
extendieron el castigo a todos los alumnos the punishment was extended to include all the pupils
María extendió el mapa Mary extended the map.
María extendió el discurso Mary extended the discourse.
El banco extendió el plazo The bank extended the deadline.
4 to draw up (document).
le extenderé un cheque I'll write you (out) a check, I'll make out a check to you
5 to outstretch, to spread-eagle.
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extender
Conjugation model [ENTENDER], like {{link=entender}}entender
verbo transitivo
1 (mapa, papel) to spread (out), open (out)
2 (brazo etc) to stretch (out); (alas) to spread
3 (mantequilla etc) to spread
4 (documento) to draw up; (cheque) to make out; (pasaporte, certificado) to issue
5 figurado (hacer mayor) to extend, enlarge
6 figurado (idea, creencia, noticia) to spread
verbo pronominal extenderse
1 (durar) to extend, last
el periodo que estudiaremos se extiende entre los siglos XVIII y XIX the period we're going to study goes from the 18th century to the 19th century
2 (terreno) to stretch
3 figurado (difundirse) to spread, extend
4 figurado (al hablar) to enlarge, expand, go into detail
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verb
1) to extend
2) stretch
3) spread
4) write out
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1. VT
1) (=desplegar) [+ manta, mantel] to spread out; [+ alas] to spread, stretch out; [+ brazo, pierna, tentáculo] to stretch out

extendió el mapa encima de la mesa — he opened out o spread out the map on the table

la corriente del Golfo extiende su acción beneficiosa hasta el norte de Europa — the beneficial effects of the Gulf Stream reach as far as northern Europe

extender la mano a algn — to hold out one's hand to sb, extend one's hand to sb frm

2) (=esparcir) [+ sellos, arena] to lay out, spread out

extendimos el tabaco al sol — we laid o spread the tobacco out in the sun

3) (=untar) [+ crema, mantequilla] to spread

la pomada se extiende con cuidado sobre la quemadura — spread the cream carefully on the burn

4) (=difundir) [+ noticia, rumor] to spread; [+ influencia, poder] to extend
5) frm (=rellenar) [+ cheque, receta] to make out, write out; [+ certificado] to issue

extendí un cheque a su nombre — I made out o wrote out a cheque to him

6) (=ampliar) [+ oferta, contrato] to extend

han extendido la oferta hasta mayo — they have extended the offer until May

han extendido el derecho de cobrar una pensión a las amas de casa — the right to receive a pension has been extended to include housewives

7) (Téc) [+ alambre] to draw
2.
See:
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1.
verbo transitivo
1) <periódico/mapa> to open ... up o out

extendió la toalla en la arena — he spread the towel out on the sand

2) <brazos> to stretch out; <alas> to spread

le extendió la mano — he held out his hand to her

3) <pintura/mantequilla> to spread
4) (ampliar) <poderes/influencia> to broaden, extend; <plazo/permiso> to extend
5) (frml) <factura/cheque> to issue (frml); <receta> to make out, write; <documento/escritura> to issue

¿a nombre de quién extiendo el cheque? — to whom do I make the check payable?

2.
extenderse v pron
1) (en el espacio)
a) (propagarse, difundirse) fuego/epidemia/noticia to spread

la humedad se extendió a la habitación de al lado — the dampness spread to the next room

b) (abarcar, ocupar) territorio stretch

sus tierras se extienden hasta el río — her land extends as far as the river

c) influencia/autoridad to extend

extenderse a algo — to extend to something

mis conocimientos no se extienden a ese campo — my knowledge does not extend to that field

2) (en el tiempo)
a) época/período to last

el período que se extiende hasta la Reforma — the period up to the Reform

b) (en explicación, discurso)

se extendió demasiado en or sobre ese tema — he spent too much time on that subject

¿quisiera extenderse en or sobre ese punto? — would you like to expand on that point?

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= broaden, extend, lengthen, widen, stretch, unfold, stretch out.
Ex. The program's purpose is to enable U.S. librarians and publishers to enrich and broaden their career experience through a short period of overseas service.
Ex. The term author is normally extended to include writers, illustrator, performers, producers, translators, and others with some intellectual or artistic responsibility for a work.
Ex. It is needless to lengthen the list.
Ex. The quality of machine indexing can be enhanced by widening the indexing field.
Ex. He glanced casually at the ill-balanced frontages of the buildings ahead that stretched on and on until they melded in an indistinguishable mass of gray at Laurence Street.
Ex. This algorithm handles cyclic graphs without unfolding the cycles nor looping through them.
Ex. Everyone knows the benefits of stretching out both before and after your workouts.
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* cada vez más extendido = spreading.
* extender la influencia = spread + influence.
* extender la mano = put out + Posesivo + hand, reach out, put forth + Posesivo + hand.
* extender la mano para coger algo = hand + reach for.
* extenderse = spread (over/throughout), gain + currency, spread over, take off, catch on, ricochet, sweep through, sprawl.
* extenderse a = pervade.
* extenderse a modo de abanico = fan out.
* extenderse como el fuego = spread like + wildfire.
* extenderse como un reguero de pólvora = spread like + wildfire.
* extenderse de ... a ... = stretch from ... to ....
* extenderse por todas partes = reach + far and wide, extend + far and wide, stretch + far and wide.
* extenderse por todos lados = extend + far and wide, reach + far and wide, stretch + far and wide.
* extender un cheque = issue + check.
* que se extiende sobre una zona muy amplia = sprawling.
* reputación + extenderse = reputation + spread.
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1.
verbo transitivo
1) <periódico/mapa> to open ... up o out

extendió la toalla en la arena — he spread the towel out on the sand

2) <brazos> to stretch out; <alas> to spread

le extendió la mano — he held out his hand to her

3) <pintura/mantequilla> to spread
4) (ampliar) <poderes/influencia> to broaden, extend; <plazo/permiso> to extend
5) (frml) <factura/cheque> to issue (frml); <receta> to make out, write; <documento/escritura> to issue

¿a nombre de quién extiendo el cheque? — to whom do I make the check payable?

2.
extenderse v pron
1) (en el espacio)
a) (propagarse, difundirse) fuego/epidemia/noticia to spread

la humedad se extendió a la habitación de al lado — the dampness spread to the next room

b) (abarcar, ocupar) territorio stretch

sus tierras se extienden hasta el río — her land extends as far as the river

c) influencia/autoridad to extend

extenderse a algo — to extend to something

mis conocimientos no se extienden a ese campo — my knowledge does not extend to that field

2) (en el tiempo)
a) época/período to last

el período que se extiende hasta la Reforma — the period up to the Reform

b) (en explicación, discurso)

se extendió demasiado en or sobre ese tema — he spent too much time on that subject

¿quisiera extenderse en or sobre ese punto? — would you like to expand on that point?

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= broaden, extend, lengthen, widen, stretch, unfold, stretch out.

Ex: The program's purpose is to enable U.S. librarians and publishers to enrich and broaden their career experience through a short period of overseas service.

Ex: The term author is normally extended to include writers, illustrator, performers, producers, translators, and others with some intellectual or artistic responsibility for a work.
Ex: It is needless to lengthen the list.
Ex: The quality of machine indexing can be enhanced by widening the indexing field.
Ex: He glanced casually at the ill-balanced frontages of the buildings ahead that stretched on and on until they melded in an indistinguishable mass of gray at Laurence Street.
Ex: This algorithm handles cyclic graphs without unfolding the cycles nor looping through them.
Ex: Everyone knows the benefits of stretching out both before and after your workouts.
* cada vez más extendido = spreading.
* extender la influencia = spread + influence.
* extender la mano = put out + Posesivo + hand, reach out, put forth + Posesivo + hand.
* extender la mano para coger algo = hand + reach for.
* extenderse = spread (over/throughout), gain + currency, spread over, take off, catch on, ricochet, sweep through, sprawl.
* extenderse a = pervade.
* extenderse a modo de abanico = fan out.
* extenderse como el fuego = spread like + wildfire.
* extenderse como un reguero de pólvora = spread like + wildfire.
* extenderse de ... a ... = stretch from ... to ....
* extenderse por todas partes = reach + far and wide, extend + far and wide, stretch + far and wide.
* extenderse por todos lados = extend + far and wide, reach + far and wide, stretch + far and wide.
* extender un cheque = issue + check.
* que se extiende sobre una zona muy amplia = sprawling.
* reputación + extenderse = reputation + spread.

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extender [E8 ]
vt
A ‹periódico/mapa› to open … up o out
extendió la toalla sobre la arena he spread the towel out on the sand
B ‹brazos› to stretch out; ‹alas› to spread
le extendió la mano he held out his hand to her
C ‹pintura/mantequilla/pegamento› to spread
extender bien la crema por todo el rostro y cuello spread the cream over the face and neck
D (ampliar) ‹poderes/influencia› to broaden, extend; ‹plazo/permiso› to extend
quiere extender su esfera de influencia he wants to broaden o extend o expand his sphere of influence
se habla de extender estas reformas a los institutos privados there is talk of these reforms being extended to (apply to) private schools
E (frml); ‹factura› to issue (frml); ‹cheque› to issue (frml), to make out, write, write out; ‹receta› to make out, write; ‹documento/escritura› to issue
¿a nombre de quién extiendo el cheque? to whom do I make the check payable?, who do I make o write the check out to?
extenderse
v pron
A (en el espacio)
1 (propagarse, difundirse) «fuego/epidemia» to spread; «tumor» to spread; «noticia/costumbre/creencia» to spread
la humedad se ha extendido a la habitación de al lado the dampness has spread to the next room
2 (abarcar, ocupar) «territorio» stretch; «influencia/autoridad» to extend
se extiende hasta el río it extends o stretches down to the river
inmensos campos de olivos se extendían ante nuestros ojos (liter); vast olive groves stretched out before us
extenderse A algo to extend TO sth
mis conocimientos no se extienden a ese campo my knowledge does not extend to that field
B (en el tiempo)
1 «época/período» to last
el período que se extiende hasta la Revolución Francesa the period up to the French Revolution
el invierno se ha extendido mucho this winter has gone on o lasted a long time, it has been a long winter
2
(en una explicación, un discurso): ya nos hemos extendido bastante sobre este tema we have already spent enough time on this subject
¿quisiera extenderse sobre ese punto? would you like to expand o enlarge on that point?
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extender (conjugate extender) verbo transitivo
1periódico/mapa› to open … up o out;
mantel/toallato spread … out
2brazosto stretch out;
alasto spread;
le extendió la mano he held out his hand to her

3pintura/mantequillato spread
4 (ampliar) ‹poderes/plazo/permisoto extend
5 (frml) ‹factura/cheque/escriturato issue;
recetato make out, write
extenderse verbo pronominal
1 (en el espacio)
a) [fuego/epidemia/noticia] to spread

b) [territorio/propiedad] to stretch;

se extiende hasta el río it stretches down to the river

c) [influencia/autoridad] to extend;

extenderse a algo to extend to sth
2 (en el tiempo)
a) [época/debate] to last

b) [persona]:

se extendió demasiado en ese tema he spent too much time on that subject;

¿quisiera extenderse sobre ese punto? would you like to expand on that point?
extender verbo transitivo
1 to extend
(un territorio) to enlarge
2 (desplegar, estirar) to spread (out), open (out)
(una mano, las piernas, etc) to stretch (out)
3 (untar) to spread
4 (expedir) (un cheque) to make out
(un documento) to draw up
(un certificado) to issue
'extender' also found in these entries:
Spanish:
alargar
- ampliar
- extensor
- extensora
- generalizar
- repartir
- tender
English:
enlarge
- expand
- extend
- go
- make out
- open out
- prolong
- roll out
- shoot out
- spread
- stretch
- thrust out
- unfold
- write
- write out
- stick
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extender
vt
1. [tela, plano, periódico] to spread (out);
[brazos, piernas] to stretch out; [alas] to spread (out);
extendió el mantel sobre la hierba he spread the blanket (out) on the grass;
me extendió la mano she held out her hand to me
2. [mantequilla, pegamento, barniz] to spread;
[objetos] to spread out
3. [ampliar] to extend, to widen;
extendieron el castigo a todos los alumnos the punishment was extended to include all the pupils
4. [documento] to draw up;
[cheque] to make out, to write (out); [certificado] to issue; [factura] to make out; [receta] to write (out);
le extenderé un cheque I'll write you (out) a cheque, I'll make out a cheque to you
5. [prolongar] to prolong, to extend
6. [propagar] to spread;
extender una creencia to spread a belief
See also the pronominal verb extenderse
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extender
v/t
1 brazos stretch out; tela, papel spread out;
me extendió la mano she held out her hand to me
2 (untar) spread
3 (ampliar) extend
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extender {56} vt
1) : to spread out, to stretch out
2) : to broaden, to expand
extender la influencia: to broaden one's influence
3) : to draw up (a document), to write out (a check)
See also the reflexive verb extenderse
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extender vb
1. (repartir) to spread [pt. & pp. spread]
extiende la mantequilla en el pan spread the butter on the bread
extendió la noticia he spread the news
2. (desplegar) to spread out
extendió las fotos por todo el suelo he spread the photos out all over the floor
3. (ampliar) to extend
han extendido el metro they've extended the underground
4. (brazo, etc) to stretch out
extender un cheque to write a cheque

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