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  1. [noun] 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. [noun] act of expanding in scope; making more widely available; "extension of the program to all in need"

  3. [noun] the spreading of something (a belief or practice) into new regions
    Synonyms: propagation

  4. [noun] an educational opportunity provided by colleges and universities to people who not enrolled as regular students
    Synonyms: service, university

  5. [noun] act of stretching or straightening out a flexed limb

  6. [noun] a string of characters beginning with a period and followed by one to three 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"
    Synonyms: filename file name

  7. [noun] 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"
    Synonyms: reference, denotation

  8. [noun] 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. [noun] amount or degree or range to which something extends; "the wire has an extension of 50 feet"
    Synonyms: lengthiness, prolongation

  10. [noun] an additional telephone set that is connected to the same telephone line
    Synonyms: telephone phone

  11. [noun] an addition to the length of something
    Synonyms: elongation

  12. [noun] an addition that extends a main building
    Synonyms: annex, annexe, wing


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