extent meaning

[ iks'tent ] Pronunciation:   "extent" in a sentence
  • Noun: extent  ik'stent
    1. The point or degree to which something extends
      "the extent of the damage"; "the full extent of the law"; "to a certain extent she was right" 
    2. The distance or area or volume over which something extends
      "the vast extent of the desert"; "an orchard of considerable extent"

    Derived forms: extents

    See also: extend

    Type of: degree, level, magnitude, point, stage

    Encyclopedia: Extent


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  1. we call this factor the extent of reaction.
  2. he was suffering to a slight extent from shock.
  3. he is in debt to the extent of 10,000 dollars.
  4. in the center was an open space of considerable extent.
  5. perhaps the last remark was true, to an extent.

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