Synonyms for 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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