Translation of extend in Spanish:


extender, v.

Pronunciation /ɪkˈstɛnd//ɪkˈstɛnd//ɛkˈstɛnd/

transitive verb

  • 1

    • 1.1(stretch out)

      (limbs/telescope/wings) extender
      (rope/wire) tender
      she extended her hand to greet him le tendió / extendió la mano para saludarlo
      • She stopped, glaring deep into Sarah's eyes, she shifted her body, extended her arm and opened their way off the bus.
      • Grab a medicine ball with both hands and extend your arms straight out along the sides of your head and just above the floor.
      • She suffered torn knee ligaments and a broken right heel and is unable to extend one leg fully 14 months after the accident.
      • The outer arms were extended away from the body.
      • When you extend your legs your body forms a V shape; when you lower your legs your feet form a V shape.
      • Begin by powerfully pulling the medicine ball/weight across your body, extending your arms in front of your torso, until you reach a point just outside your left hip.
      • Lie on your back, legs straight, and extend your arms overhead, stretching your hands and feet as far apart as possible.
      • The soaring creature opened a large but blunt fist, extending its fingers their full length.
      • Standing in an upright position, hold on to a chair for support, then extend your left leg straight behind you until you feel your buttock tighten.
      • His left leg was extended straight, spread across the length of the table, while his right leg hung limply off the side, his foot slowly brushing across the floor.
      • At the bottom of the motion, reverse direction by extending your legs and straighten back up to the start position, exhaling as you complete the movement.
      • Before the operation his elbow was 17 degrees off straight which prevented him extending his arm fully; after the surgery the bend is down to 12 degrees.
      • Step two: clench your fists and extend your two thumbs.
      • Amy then extended her arms and spread her legs to increase wind resistance, and Kevin was able to catch up with her.
      • With her body hidden, she extended the hand with the bag towards the door.
      • Holding the block, extend your legs straight up in the air so they your torso and legs make a 90-degree angle.
      • In supine poses the front of the body is extended as the arms stretch over the head.
      • He could not take it any longer, and tried to push up my body extending his left arm.
      • Straighten your legs, extending your arms in front of you.
      • To make this move more challenging, maintain position and let go of your legs, extending arms straight in front of you, palms facing in.

    • 1.2(lengthen)

      (line/road/visit) prolongar
      (lease/contract) prorrogar
      the service has been extended to the suburbs el servicio se ha ampliado / extendido a los barrios de las afueras
      • the deadline has been extended se ha extendido / prorrogado el plazo
      • Dramatically framed by alpine peaks, it extends an existing residential area.
      • Our geographic district has been extended so that we cover an area at least double the previous size.
      • A spokeswoman said the transition period had already been extended from the proposed three years.
      • He was detained first for a six hour period which was then extended by a further eighteen hours.
      • In turn, that will necessarily mean that the trauma inflicted on the victim by the legal system itself will be extended over a period of years.
      • By law, children can stay at the temporary centre for up to three months, though that period can be extended in exceptional cases.
      • If indeed the increase is based on improving water supply lines and extending these to areas formerly neglected, there is merit in the move.
      • Orthodox Serbians are asking for the Christmas period to be extended but the borough council is sticking with tradition and taking down the decorations tomorrow.
      • The former Development Officer alleges that the suggestion that his probation period should be extended came from a representative of one of the Chambers of Commerce.
      • We've told the industry that the licensing program we put in place during the safeguard period will be extended.
      • The screening period will be extended if there are enough viewers, but if not, the film's out.
      • Some local businessman and councillors wish to expand Kendal to the north, extending the Sandylands area and Shap Industrial Estate northwards.
      • If the move is a success, the eight-week period could be extended.
      • Mr Chilufya said the investor had grown 30 hectares of bananas this year, which would be extended every year to cover the whole area.
      • As a result the footpath in this area will be extended, narrowing the carriageway, but creating a more pedestrian friendly environment.
      • The period of detention was further extended for a short period before the man was released without charge.
      • It is for the same reason the council has asked for the boundary to be extended in the Chalumna area.
      • Councillors said they wanted the 20 mph speed limit zones, which cover some of the Westgarth area, to be extended.
      • Of the options they will be asked to consider, extending St George's Hall seems to be a non-starter.
      • Meanwhile for the individual events, the waiting period has been also extended from one year to two years.
      • The public should be encouraged to register now instead of sitting back and hoping that the period will be extended or get discouraged because the process is slow.
      • Cllr Brian Stanley said it was important that the meter area for Portlaoise be extended.
      • Commenting on the report's recommendation on ride encroachment, the senior zoo spokesman said there were no future plans for the theme park and the rides to be extended into the zoo area.
      • So we joined the fray, and asked Pendle Borough Council for the proposed conservation area to be extended.
      • The martial law status was imposed on troubled Aceh on May 19 for a six-month period and was extended for another six months on Nov.19.
      • This morning I have extended the area covered by the capillary matting in the sun room, and added in the second water reservoir, as more and more things need to go out there.
      • Mr Brennan pointed to the outturn of the decision which allows State aid to be extended from a period of three years to one of five years.
      • Mr Prescott would then have 21 days to reach a decision, although this period could be extended if necessary.
      • Mr Green wants to make alterations and additions to the building to create a new restaurant, extend his kitchen and increase the number of toilets to include facilities for the disabled.
      • Questions have already been raised over whether Glasgow should extend its boundaries to increase its tax revenue base.
      • In exceptional circumstances, the period can be extended, as it was for the highly complex Lockerbie bombing trial.
      • Built on pillars, the octagonal wood-frame gazebo juts out over the slope, extending the outdoor living area.
      • And thus desert and sandy areas are being extended by the impact of wind, and therefore further desertification is taking place.
      • The new lending period has been extended from two to three weeks.
      • I am glad to see that the consultation period has been extended again.
      • All the data can be kept for five years in the system and the saving period can be extended if needed.
      • Schule added that Musser's probationary period had been extended for the M.D. to see what the new provincial guidelines would be.
      • So far, Nepal has created fourteen protected areas, covering at least ten percent of the country's land mass, and there are plans to extend these protected areas.
      • There are now plans to extend the area covered by the partnership to the villages of Wrelton, Aislaby, Middleton, Cropton, Rosedale and Sinnington.
      • If it works, it may be extended throughout the Bradford area.

    • 1.3(enlarge)

      (house/room) ampliar
      (empire) extender
      (range/scope/influence) extender
      (influence/scope/range) ampliar
      to extend sth to sth extender algo a algo

  • 2formal

    to extend an invitation to sb (of written invitations) cursarle invitación a algn formal
    • to extend a warm welcome to sb darle una calurosa bienvenida a algn
    • we are unable to extend further credit to you nos es imposible facilitarle / extenderle más crédito
    • Well done John and all in the area extend our very best wishes and wish you many more hours of happy flying.
    • He is always welcome here, and I hope others will afford him the same courtesy that he extends to them.
    • If the parents extend a wedding invitation and you have no address for the bride should you send the gift to the home of the parents?
    • It's the sort of thing Mochrie extends to most of the improvisers he regularly shares a stage with.
    • His family, relations and many friends in the area extend their best wishes on him reaching such a significant milestone and hope he enjoyed the occasion.
    • Extend an invitation to attend a trade show, seminar, or conference.
  • 3

    (stretch mentally)
    this job does not extend me este trabajo no me exige lo que podría rendir
    • we need exercises that will extend our pupils necesitamos ejercicios que exijan el máximo rendimiento de nuestros alumnos

intransitive verb

  • 1

    (fence/line/property) extenderse
    (influence/jurisdiction) extenderse
    their empire extended over the whole of the Mediterranean su imperio se extendía por todo el Mediterráneo
    • With the initial success of the Nuccaleena mine, many people believed that its copper deposits extended far beyond the limits covered by section 105.
    • Today, their concern is no longer for their next meal, it extends to empathy for those in distress.
    • Neurodegeneration, marked by extensive vacuolization, is especially prominent in the optic lobes of vacu flies but extends into the central brain as well.
    • These residues expand a region extending from the C-terminus of S5 to the N-terminus of S6.
    • It has headroom of about 6.1 metres and a large secure yard area that extends 31.8 metres.
    • The Universal Calibration Lattice extends from the central core of the human body to a distance of about two feet out and around the body and is a network of interconnecting energy strands formed of golden fibres of light.
    • Continuous central tubular spongocoel extends upward from preserved early juvenile chambers to open at the top of the uppermost chambers in tallest specimens.
    • In recent years, China has been striving to build up its military and expand the scope of its maritime activity to cover an area that extends from the East China Sea as far as the western Pacific Ocean.
    • This farm grain bin near Firth was typical of the storm damage that extended from central to eastern Nebraska.
    • Palaeobiogeographers have considered it to be an equatorial seaway extending from Central America to South-East Asia, characterized by a distinctive fauna.
    • The embarrassment extends to discussing his work outside this building.
    • This extends to members of the public protecting their own property and to police officers in the execution of their duty.
    • The species inhabits a semi-continuous linear strip of seemingly similar habitat extending from Alaska to central Baja California, Mexico.
    • Previous Chandra observations of the Perseus cluster showed two vast, bubble-shaped cavities in the cluster gas extending away from the central black hole.
    • While that may include the almost stereotypical use of cocaine, it also extends to amphetamines and ecstasy use.
    • This aesthetic appreciation extends to previous writers on the subject.
    • The Auk Formation is widespread in the UK Central North Sea and extends northwards into the southern Viking Graben.
    • The range of ornamental furniture extends to cots, dressing tables and dining tables.
    • This extends east from central Java across to Papua.
    • Decorative embellishments consist of two cobalt blue swags extending from a central round cobalt blue floral motif to the left and right handles.
    • One part of the distribution encompasses much of North America, a second part extends throughout Central America and a third part runs through eastern Asia.
    • Their repertoire includes all colours of the classical spectrum as well as extending to jazz and country.
    • Health care is a human right that extends to all people, including those who are HIV positive.
    • This extends to the law courts, housing, employment rights, planning permission, you name it.
    • The taming of nature extends to the skiing as well as the village.
    • The rays extending from the central eye look a great deal like an alchemical symbol.
    • The central spine extends out the front to form a double volume entrance and out the back as a secondary entry point and change rooms for the outdoor sports.
    • The flood area extended from central Devon Street down Brougham Street to the railway shunting yards.
    • This apparently extends to attempting to ruin the careers of public servants.
    • Motorists leaving Knock village are faced with a 100 kph limit on a stretch of road that extends 54 yards to the main N 17 by-pass road!
    • He has this fascination with not following crowds, which extends to using the back streets wherever possible.
    • Her range of hats extends to very special headgear from Milliner Philip Treacy.
    • In short, Britain's trade in services is a huge success story which is scarcely ever told, and it extends to Asia.
    • The Burren area extends some 40 kilometers from east to west and 30 kilometers from north to south.
    • It extends to any kind of ecosystem, such as coasts, forests, plains and islands.
    • The path then extends across central Mexico and into the southern Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean Sea before terminating in the central Atlantic.
    • Flights are conducted during the day to minimise noise and cover an area which extends from mid-France to Denmark and from the United Kingdom to mid-Poland.
    • His role even extends to shaping the brand's advertising campaigns and the look of its global network of stores.
    • The desert sands of central Western Australia extend right up to the coast at Shark Bay; there are no rivers and rainfall is extremely low.
    • The screen extended from the central keyboards before the seats to well near the ceiling of the room, and it hummed contentedly with electric life.
    • Several hail storms damaged or destroyed fields in an area extending from western Nebraska south to central Kansas.
    • At its height, the Ottoman Empire extended from Central Asia to North Africa, and it left its culinary mark on all the cultures it touched.
    • The eastern edge of the stand extended slightly beyond the limits of the larger trees that bordered the shoreline.
    • I like to think I have an open house, but I'm not so sure this extends to my bedroom.
    • The damage extended about 250 yards across the compound.
    • This extends then into Central and North Asia as a whole.
    • Central Park extends from the 59th to the 106th Street.
    • The spine wall at this location thus functioned as a retaining wall, allowing the floors of the rooms to extend 1.50 m beyond the limits of the bedrock shelf.
    • The architect and the engineers developed a rigid ‘hollow tube’ design of closely spaced steel columns with floor trusses extending across to a central core.
    • It has two large, bubble-shaped cavities that extend away from a central black hole.
    • Exploration of the structures of the back revealed extensive bruising with haemorrhage in the central back region extending over 8-9 centimetres.
    • The alpine area to be covered by the study extends from Capilano River to Deep Cove with access points in Capilano, Lynn Valley and Seymour.
    • Patients were recruited over four years, and the study could not have included more patients without extending to other healthcare districts and hospitals.
    • That team effort also extends to the many people who help fundraise for the Palliative Care Unit.
    • These two deserts dominate the eastern part of the country, and form part of an arid landscape extending into Central Asia and Pakistan.
    • Oddly enough, Dominic's love of dogs even extends to street dogs, and he often feeds them.
    • The study area currently extends 300 km off the east side of the Peron Peninsula and includes more than 600 animals.
  • 2

    (in time)
    (negotiations/talks) prolongarse
    his reign extended over 72 years su reino se prolongó durante 72 años
  • 3

    (become extended)
    (rod/ladder/antenna) extenderse
    the telescope extends to 10ft el telescopio se extiende hasta 10 pies de largo
  • 4extending present participle

    (leg/table/ladder) extensible