extend etymology

English word extend comes from Latin tendo, Romanian întinde

Detailed word origin of extend

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
tendo Latin (lat) I pitch (a tent).. I proceed.. I stretch, stretch out, distend, extend.. I strive for; I reach for.
întinde Romanian (ron) (reflexive) to stretch oneself; also, to lie down. To spread out, lengthen out, stretch out, widen. To stretch, lengthen.
extendo Latin (lat) I enlarge or increase. I extend, prolong or continue. I stretch or thrust out.
extendre Old French (fro)
extendre Anglo-Norman (xno)
extenden Middle English (enm)
extend English (eng) (UK, legal) To value, as lands taken by a writ of extent in satisfaction of a debt; to assign by writ of extent.. (intransitive) To increase in extent.. (intransitive) To possess a certain extent.. (object-oriented programming) Of a class: to be an extension or subtype of, or to be based on, a prototype or a more abstract class.. (transitive) To cause to increase in extent.. (transitive) To [...]

Words with the same origin as extend

Descendants of tendo
attend attendance attention attentive bartender content extension extensive extent intend intense intensity intensive intention intentional pretend pretentious tend tender tense tension tent tenure