Synonyms of extension


1. extension, delay, hold, time lag, postponement, wait

usage: a mutually agreed delay in the date set for the completion of a job or payment of a debt; "they applied for an extension of the loan"

2. extension, expansion, enlargement

usage: act of expanding in scope; making more widely available; "extension of the program to all in need"

3. propagation, extension, dissemination, airing, public exposure, spreading

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

4. extension, extension service, university extension, education, instruction, teaching, pedagogy, didactics, educational activity

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

5. extension, stretching

usage: act of stretching or straightening out a flexed limb

6. extension, filename extension, file name extension, string

usage: a string of characters beginning with a period and followed by one or more letters; the optional second part of a PC computer filename; "most applications provide extensions for the files they create"; "most BASIC files use the filename extension .BAS"

7. reference, denotation, extension, meaning, substance

usage: the most direct or specific meaning of a word or expression; the class of objects that an expression refers to; "the extension of `satellite of Mars' is the set containing only Demos and Phobos"

8. extension, property, dance

usage: the ability to raise the working leg high in the air; "the dancer was praised for her uncanny extension"; "good extension comes from a combination of training and native ability"

9. extension, lengthiness, prolongation, longness

usage: amount or degree or range to which something extends; "the wire has an extension of 50 feet"

10. extension, telephone extension, extension phone, telephone, phone, telephone set

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

11. elongation, extension, addition, add-on, improver

usage: an addition to the length of something

12. annex, annexe, extension, wing, addition, add-on, improver

usage: an addition that extends a main building

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