What is the opposite of extension?

10 antonyms found



[ ɛkstˈɛnʃən], [ ɛkstˈɛnʃən], [ ɛ_k_s_t_ˈɛ_n_ʃ_ə_n]

Antonyms for Extension:


Usage examples of Extension:

  1. Following this I spoke of physical education- its beginning in many places and the great need for extension "On the Firing Line in Education", Adoniram Judson Ladd.
  2. I heard a cough, which told me Alan had been listening in on an extension "Life Blood", Thomas Hoover.
  3. To such persons it seems that while the perception of distant objects, scenes, and events is wonderful and mysterious, still at the last it is merely the perception of something now actually in existence- merely the extension of one's normal powers of vision so as to include objects beyond the range of the ordinary vision, but, still, actually in existence though at a distance. "Genuine Mediumship or The Invisible Powers", Bhakta Vishita.

Rhymes for Extension:

  1. tension, mention, pension;
  2. detention, contention, dissension, convention, attention, dimension, invention, ascension, prevention, retention, suspension, pretension;
  3. comprehension, hypotension, condescension, apprehension, hypertension;
  4. misapprehension;

Quotes for Extension:

  1. As a parent, I have a job as a role model to my children, and by extension to other young people. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar.
  2. And then, when I thought about joining the Air Force, flying seemed like a natural extension of the motorcycling experience. You're going faster, higher. You're operating a machine that's a lot more powerful than you are. Duane G. Carey.
  3. The centuries last passed have also given the taste important extension the discovery of sugar, and its different preparations, of alcoholic liquors, of wine, ices, vanilla, tea and coffee, have given us flavors hitherto unknown. Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin.