Extend vs. Project

Extend vs. Project — Is There a Difference?

Difference Between Extend and Project

Extendverb

To cause (something) to be longer, wider, or cover more area

extended the subway line into the next town.

Projectnoun

An undertaking requiring concerted effort

a community cleanup project.a government-funded irrigation project.

Extendverb

To enlarge the scope or effect of

research that extended our knowledge of the universe.

Projectnoun

An extensive task undertaken by a student or group of students to apply, illustrate, or supplement classroom lessons.

Extendverb

To cause (something) to last longer

extended our visit by a day.

Projectnoun

A plan or proposal for accomplishing something.

Extendverb

To prolong the time allowed for payment of

extend a loan for three more months.

Projectnoun

also projects A housing project.

Extendverb

To put off; postpone

extended the deadline by a week.

Projectverb

To thrust outward or forward

project one's jaw in defiance.

Extendverb

To present; offer

extend one's greetings.

Projectverb

To throw forward; hurl

project an arrow.

Extendverb

To make available; provide

extend credit to qualified purchasers.

Projectverb

To send out into space; cast

project a light beam.

Extendverb

To open or straighten (something) out; unbend

extended the legs of the folding table.

Projectverb

To cause (an image) to appear on a surface by the controlled direction of light

projected the slide onto a screen.

Extendverb

To increase in quantity or bulk by adding a cheaper substance

used rice or pasta to extend leftover casseroles.

Projectverb

(Mathematics) To produce (a projection).

Extendverb

To exert (oneself) vigorously or to full capacity

Few mountain climbers have extended themselves as those two have.

Projectverb

To direct (one's voice) so as to be heard clearly at a distance.

Extendverb

To cause to move at full gallop. Used of a horse.

Projectverb

(Psychology) To attribute (one's own emotion or motive, for example) to someone else unconsciously in order to avoid anxiety or guilt.

Extendverb

To appraise or assess; value.

Projectverb

To convey an impression of to an audience or to others

a posture that projects defeat.

Extendverb

To seize or make a levy on for the purpose of settling a debt.

Projectverb

To form a plan or intention for

project a new business enterprise.

Extendverb

To be or become long, large, or comprehensive

influence that extended to other continents.table legs that extend by unscrewing.

Projectverb

To calculate, estimate, or predict (something in the future), based on present data or trends

projecting next year's expenses.

Extendverb

(intransitive) To increase in extent.

Projectverb

To extend forward or out; jut out

beams that project beyond the eaves.

Extendverb

(intransitive) To possess a certain extent.

Projectverb

To direct one's voice so as to be heard clearly at a distance.

Extendverb

(transitive) To cause to increase in extent.

Projectnoun

A planned endeavor, usually with a specific goal and accomplished in several steps or stages.

Extendverb

(transitive) To cause to last for a longer period of time.

Projectnoun

An urban low-income housing building.

Projects like Pruitt-Igoe were considered irreparably dangerous and demolished.

Extendverb

(transitive) To straighten (a limb).

Projectnoun

(dated) An idle scheme; an impracticable design.

a man given to projects

Extendverb

To bestow; to offer; to impart; to apply.

to extend sympathy to the suffering

Projectnoun

(obsolete) A projectile.

Extendverb

To increase in quantity by weakening or adulterating additions.

Projectnoun

(obsolete) A projection.

Extendverb

To value, as lands taken by a writ of extent in satisfaction of a debt; to assign by writ of extent.

Projectnoun

(obsolete) The place from which a thing projects.

Extendverb

(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.

The classes Person and Dog extend the class Animal.

Projectverb

(intransitive) To extend beyond a surface.

Extendverb

extend in scope or range or area;

The law was extended to all citizenswiden the range of applicationsbroaden your horizonExtend your backyard

Projectverb

(transitive) To cast (an image or shadow) upon a surface; to throw or cast forward; to shoot forth.

Extendverb

stretch out over a distance, space, time, or scope; run or extend between two points or beyond a certain point;

Service runs all the way to CranburyHis knowledge doesn't go very farMy memory extends back to my fourth year of lifeThe facts extend beyond a consideration of her personal assets

Projectverb

(transitive) To extend (a protrusion or appendage) outward.

Extendverb

span an interval of distance, space or time;

The war extended over five yearsThe period covered the turn of the centuryMy land extends over the hills on the horizonThis farm covers some 200 acres

Projectverb

(transitive) To make plans for; to forecast.

The CEO is projecting the completion of the acquisition by April 2007.

Extendverb

make available; provide;

extend a loanThe bank offers a good deal on new mortgages

Projectverb

To present (oneself), to convey a certain impression, usually in a good way.

Extendverb

thrust or extend out;

He held out his handpoint a fingerextend a handthe bee exserted its sting

Projectverb

To assume qualities or mindsets in others based on one's own personality.

Extendverb

reach outward in space;

The awning extends several feet over the sidewalk

Projectverb

(cartography) To change the projection (or coordinate system) of spatial data with another projection.

Extendverb

offer verbally;

extend my greetingsHe offered his sympathy

Projectnoun

any piece of work that is undertaken or attempted;

he prepared for great undertakings

Extendverb

extend one's limbs or muscles, or the entire body;

Stretch your legs!Extend your right arm above your head

Projectnoun

a planned undertaking

Extendverb

expand the influence of;

The King extended his rule to the Eastern part of the continent

Projectverb

communicate vividly;

He projected his feelings

Extendverb

lengthen in time; cause to be or last longer;

We prolonged our stayShe extended her visit by another dayThe meeting was drawn out until midnight

Projectverb

extend out or project in space;

His sharp nose jutted outA single rock sticks out from the cliff

Extendverb

extend or stretch out to a greater or the full length;

Unfold the newspaperstretch out that piece of clothextend the TV antenna

Projectverb

transfer (ideas or principles) from one domain into another

Extendverb

cause to move at full gallop;

Did you gallop the horse just now?

Projectverb

project on a screen;

The images are projected onto the screen

Extendverb

open or straighten out; unbend;

Can we extend the legs of this dining table?

Projectverb

cause to be heard;

His voice projects well

Extendverb

use to the utmost; exert vigorously or to full capacity;

He really extended himself when he climbed KilimanjaroDon't strain your mind too much

Projectverb

draw a projection of

Extendverb

prolong the time allowed for payment of;

extend the loan

Projectverb

make or work out a plan for; devise;

They contrived to murder their bossdesign a new sales strategyplan an attack

Extendverb

continue or extend;

The civil war carried into the neighboring provinceThe disease extended into the remote mountain provinces

Projectverb

present for consideration

Extendverb

increase in quantity or bulk by adding a cheaper substance;

stretch the soup by adding some more creamextend the casserole with a little rice

Projectverb

imagine; conceive of; see in one's mind;

I can't see him on horseback!I can see what will happenI can see a risk in this strategy

Projectverb

put or send forth;

She threw the flashlight beam into the cornerThe setting sun threw long shadowscast a spellcast a warm light

Projectverb

throw, send, or cast forward;

project a missile

Projectverb

regard as objective