EXTENSION in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of EXTENSION
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
extension
 n.  supplement; act of extending or the condition of being extended
Classic Sentence: (39 in 3 pages)
1  But say what we will, this manner of understanding the word slang is an extension which every one will not admit.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER I—ORIGIN
2  Suicides like that which is on the brink of accomplishment here are sublime; but suicide is narrow, and does not admit of extension; and as soon as it touches your neighbors, suicide is murder.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER IV—MINUS FIVE, PLUS ONE
3  I felt a considerable extension of power and authority, and was anxious to acquit myself creditably.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 1. The Shimerdas: XIV
4  This extension of power can almost be believed in at such moments.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 2: 3 How a Little Sound Produced a Great Dream
5  For the further the Romans carried their arms, the more necessary it seemed to them to grant similar extensions of command, and the oftener they, in fact, did so.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER XXIV.
6  Dresses were made, jewellery was made, cakes and gloves were made, settlements were made, and an extensive assortment of Facts did appropriate honour to the contract.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XVI
7  The remains of this extensive wood are still to be seen at the noble seats of Wentworth, of Warncliffe Park, and around Rotherham.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER I
8  On the sides of the apartment hung implements of war and of the chase, and there were at each corner folding doors, which gave access to other parts of the extensive building.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER III
9  The squires, with cap in hand, and low reverences, expressed their deep sense of a courtesy and generosity not often practised, at least upon a scale so extensive.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER X
10  I have little heart for extensive improvements till I know that it will ever have a mistress.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLIV
11  There was no other dwelling near, in that direction; and the prospect it commanded was very extensive.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIV
12  A mart extensive enough for the purpose existed at Anglebury, some miles beyond the spot chosen for his residence, and there he resolved to pass the coming night.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 3: 6 Yeobright Goes, and the Breach Is Complete
13  His eyesight, by long humouring in his native air, had grown stronger, but not sufficiently strong to warrant his attempting his extensive educational project.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 6: 4 Cheerfulness Again Asserts Itself at Blooms-End, and Clym Finds His
14  Putting things together, I reached a strong suggestion of an extensive system of subterranean ventilation, whose true import it was difficult to imagine.
The Time Machine By H. G. Wells
Get Context   In V
15  Hugh was to go with her, despite the wails and rather extensive comments of Aunt Bessie.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVI
Example Sentence: (47 in 4 pages)
16  All sorts of sleeping bags have been developed and many have been given extensive trials under various conditions.
17  Her latest album makes extensive use of samples from a wide range of acid jazz tracks.
18  When built, the palace and its grounds were more extensive than the city itself.
19  He has carried out extensive research into renewable energy sources.
20  It's a fair guess to say that the damage will be extensive.
21  Mrs Clinton has said her work for the institution was minimal, but documents appear to indicate more extensive dealings.
22  The authorities conducted an extensive investigation into his tax affairs.
23  He possesses an extensive knowledge of banking.
24  Her knowledge of English grammar is very extensive.
25  The new drug has undergone extensive medical trials.
26  Meat-eaters must produce extensive bile acids in their intestines to properly digest the meat that they eat.
27  The restaurant has an extensive menu and daily specials.
28  The company announced an extensive stock buy-back program.
29  The museum offers extensive facilities for study.
30  Her knowledge of the subject is extensive.