Extra vs Extend - What's the difference?

extra | extend |


As an adjective extra

is beyond what is due, usual, expected, or necessary; extraneous; additional; supernumerary.

As an adverb extra

is (informal) to an extraordinary degree.

As a noun extra

is (cricket) a run scored without the ball having hit the striker's bat - a wide, bye, leg bye or no ball; in australia referred to as a sundry.

As a verb extend is

to increase in extent.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

extra

English

Adjective

(-)
  • Beyond what is due, usual, expected, or necessary; extraneous; additional; supernumerary.
  • extra''' work; '''extra pay
  • (dated) Extraordinarily good; superior.
  • Derived terms

    * extraness

    Adverb

    (-)
  • (informal) To an extraordinary degree.
  • That day he ran to school extra fast.

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (cricket) A run scored without the ball having hit the striker's bat - a wide, bye, leg bye or no ball; in Australia referred to as a sundry.
  • An extra edition of a newspaper, which is printed outside of the normal printing cycle.
  • extra''', '''extra , read all about it!
  • A supernumerary or walk-on in a film or play.
  • Derived terms

    * wuxtry

    Derived terms

    * extra credit English degree adverbs ----

    extend

    English

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To increase in extent.
  • To possess a certain extent.
  • To cause to increase in extent.
  • To cause to last for a longer period of time.
  • To straighten (a limb).
  • To bestow; to offer; to impart; to apply.
  • to extend sympathy to the suffering
  • To increase in quantity by weakening or adulterating additions.
  • to extend liquors
  • (UK, legal) To value, as lands taken by a writ of extent in satisfaction of a debt; to assign by writ of extent.
  • Synonyms

    * enlarge * expand * increase * lengthen * stretch * widen

    Derived terms

    * extendible (adjective) * extensible (adjective) * extensive (adjective) * extension * extent

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