HyperDic: extent

English > 2 senses of the word extent:
NOUNstateextentthe point or degree to which something extends
attributeextentthe distance or area or volume over which something extends
extent > pronunciation
Soundsihksteh'nt
Rhymesaccent ... vent: 69 rhymes with ehnt...
English > extent: 2 senses > noun 1, state
MeaningThe point or degree to which something extends.
Examples
  • "the extent of the damage"
  • "the full extent of the law"
  • "to a certain extent she was right"
Broaderdegree, level, stage, pointA specific identifiable position in a continuum or series or especially in a process
Spanishalcance, medida
Catalanabast
Verbsextendextend in scope or range or area
English > extent: 2 senses > noun 2, attribute
MeaningThe distance or area or volume over which something extends.
Examples
  • "the vast extent of the desert"
  • "an orchard of considerable extent"
Narrowerarea, expanse, surface areaThe extent of a 2-dimensional surface enclosed within a boundary
coverageThe extent to which something is covered
depth, deepnessThe extent downward or backward or inward
frontageThe extent of land abutting on a street or water
lengthThe property of being the extent of something from beginning to end / end / end
limit, bound, boundaryThe greatest possible degree of something
scope, range, reach, orbit, compass, ambitAn area in which something acts or operates or has power or control
BroadermagnitudeThe property of relative size or extent (whether large or small)
Spanishalcance, extensión
Catalanextensió
Verbsextendspan an interval / interval of distance, space or time
extendstretch out over a distance, space, time, or scope

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