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Definitions of extent

  1. Space or degree to which a thing is extended; hence, superficies; compass; bulk; size; length; as, an extent of country or of line; extent of information or of charity. Webster Dictionary DB
  2. Degree; measure; proportion. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. A peculiar species of execution upon debts due to the crown, under which the lands and goods of the debtor may be seized to secure payment. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. A process of execution by which the lands and goods of a debtor are valued and delivered to the creditor. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. The space or degree to which a thing is extended: bulk: compass. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  6. Space; compass. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  7. Amount or degree of extension; size; compass; reach. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  8. Space or degree to which a thing is extended; length, range, or compass; bulk; size; communication; distribution; a writ of execution against the body, lands, and goods, or the lands only, of a debtor. Extent in aid, a writ sued out against a debtor of the Crown. See Extend. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  9. The space or degree to which a thing is extended; compass; size. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  10. Extended. Webster Dictionary DB

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Usage examples for extent

  1. To a certain extent I am sure. – Mrs. Falchion, Complete by Gilbert Parker Last Updated: March 12, 2009
  2. The extent of it you cannot know; but you must know that it is something very deep, and- I do not wish to speak of it- but a father must sometimes petition for gratitude, since the only true expression of it is his son's moral good. – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
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