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extent

ex·tent

extent

 
pronunciation:
ihk stent
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the degree, amount, space, or distance that something reaches or covers.
His family was not aware of the extent of his illness.We were surprised by the great extent of his knowledge on the subject.This map shows the extent of the journey made by the explorers.He will be punished to the full extent of the law.
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 to which I'm able to help you.
synonyms:
end, limit
similar words:
all, amount, amplitude, boundary, degree, dimension
definition 3: something extended or extensive, such as land.
synonyms:
area, expanse, span, spread, stretch, sweep
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The word extent contains the following part:
tend, tent, tens Latin root that means stretch