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1. extension

noun. ['ɪkˈstɛnʃən'] a mutually agreed delay in the date set for the completion of a job or payment of a debt.

Synonyms

  • postponement
  • hold
  • wait
  • delay

Antonyms

  • unextended
  • unprepared
  • vowel
  • consonant

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Words that Rhyme with Extension

  • misapprehension
  • comprehension
  • condescension
  • reinvention
  • hypotension
  • hypertension
  • apprehension
  • suspension
  • prevention
  • pretension
  • convention
  • contention
  • retention
  • laurentian
  • invention
  • dissension
  • dimension
  • detention
  • attention
  • ascension
  • pension
  • mention
  • henschen
  • gentian

How do you pronounce extension?

Pronounce extension as ɪkˈstɛnʃən.

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How do you spell extension? Is it extention ?

A common misspelling of extension is extention

Example sentences of the word extension


1. Noun, singular or mass
Look for an extension water hose that is the approximate distance of your shortfall as determined in Step 2.

Quotes containing the word extension


1. My hand is the extension of the thinking process - the creative process.
- Tadao Ando

2. I suppose therefore that all things I see are illusions; I believe that nothing has ever existed of everything my lying memory tells me. I think I have no senses. I believe that body, shape, extension, motion, location are functions. What is there then that can be taken as true? Perhaps only this one thing, that nothing at all is certain.
- René Descartes

3. It wasn't a thing I had consciously missed, but having it now reminded me of the joy of it; that drowsy intimacy in which a man's body is accessible to you as your own, the strange shapes and textures of it like a sudden extension of your own limbs.
- Diana Gabaldon, Voyager

2. extension

noun. ['ɪkˈstɛnʃən'] act of expanding in scope; making more widely available.

Synonyms

  • stretch
  • expansion
  • spreading
  • spread

Antonyms

  • inactivity
  • inexperience
  • unenlightenment
  • decolonize

3. extension

noun. ['ɪkˈstɛnʃən'] the spreading of something (a belief or practice) into new regions.

Synonyms

  • dissemination
  • airing
  • spreading
  • propagation

Antonyms

  • arise
  • stand still
  • inelastic
  • short

4. extension

noun. ['ɪkˈstɛnʃən'] an educational opportunity provided by colleges and universities to people who are not enrolled as regular students.

Synonyms

  • instruction
  • pedagogy
  • education
  • educational activity
  • didactics
  • university extension
  • extension course
  • extension service

Antonyms

  • decrease
  • stay in place
  • disarrange
  • recede

5. extension

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

Synonyms

  • stretching

Antonyms

  • decolonise
  • disassembly

6. extension

noun. ['ɪkˈstɛnʃən'] amount or degree or range to which something extends.

Synonyms

  • lengthiness
  • prolongation
  • longness

Antonyms

  • uncover
  • refrain
  • activity
  • idle

7. extension

noun. ['ɪkˈstɛnʃən'] an addition to the length of something.

Synonyms

  • improver
  • add-on
  • elongation

Antonyms

  • disagree
  • lose
  • discontinue
  • let go of

8. extension

noun. ['ɪkˈstɛnʃən'] the ability to raise the working leg high in the air.

Synonyms

  • property

Antonyms

  • accelerate
  • deflation

9. extension

noun. ['ɪkˈstɛnʃən'] an additional telephone set that is connected to the same telephone line.

Synonyms

  • telephone extension
  • phone
  • extension phone
  • telephone set

Antonyms

  • surrender
  • exclude
  • start
  • let

10. extension

noun. ['ɪkˈstɛnʃən'] a string of characters beginning with a period and followed by one or more letters; the optional second part of a PC computer filename.

Synonyms

  • computer file name
  • filename extension
  • file name
  • computer filename
  • filename
  • string

Antonyms

  • gather
  • fold
  • cross
  • concentration
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