extensive etymology

English word extensive comes from Latin tendo, Latin intendo

Detailed word origin of extensive

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
tendo Latin (lat) I pitch (a tent).. I proceed.. I stretch, stretch out, distend, extend.. I strive for; I reach for.
intendo Latin (lat) (Medieval Latin) I obey (+ dative). (New Latin) I understand. I aim, turn, direct.. I intend to. I stretch out, stretch, strain.. I turn my attention to, focus (on).
întinde Romanian (ron) (reflexive) to stretch oneself; also, to lie down. To spread out, lengthen out, stretch out, widen. To stretch, lengthen.
extendere Latin (lat)
extensus Latin (lat)
extensīvus Late Latin (LL)
extensive English (eng) (physics) Having a combined system entropy that equals the sum of the entropies of the independent systems.. Serving to extend or lengthen.. Widespread; covering an extent.

Words with the same origin as extensive

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