extend (v.)
stretch, push so far, give scope to
Cym II.iii.59[Cymbeline to all, of Lucius] his goodness forespent on us, / We must extend our notice
Oth II.i.98[Cassio to Iago] Let it not gall your patience ... / That I extend my manners
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