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extent

ex·tent

extent

 
pronunciation:
ihk stent
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the area or amount to which something extends; reach or range.
This map shows the extent of the journey made by Lewis and Clark.The extent of his knowledge is amazing.
synonyms:
breadth, degree, magnitude, range, reach, scope
similar words:
amount, area, bulk, depth, dimension, measure, size, span, spread, stretch
definition 2: the limit of something's reach.
I'm sorry, but that is the extent of what I know about the accident.
synonyms:
limit
similar words:
all, boundary, degree, dimension
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The word extent contains the following part:
tend, tent, tens Latin root that means stretch