compass, uninterrupted space, arena, remoteness, room, orbit, wide extent, scope, distance, sweep oar, country, place, radius, latitude, slam, chimneysweep, expanded surface, continuous area, belt, chimneysweeper, reach, domain, end run, range, surface area, fairness, field, space, region, sweep, stretch, territory, expansion, span, margin, sphere, extension, spread, wilderness, immensity
size (part of speech: noun)
thickness (part of speech: noun)
- He took her hand and rested it on the expanse, and, at the touch of the stuff and the throb of the warm flesh beneath it, she shivered a little and would wish to have drawn her hand away. - "The Captives", Hugh Walpole.
- Count Anteoni stretched out his hand to the shining expanse before them. - "The Garden Of Allah", Robert Hichens.
- No wonder Burton felt a marvellous exultation of spirits when he viewed this great expanse of waters. - "The Life of Sir Richard Burton", Thomas Wright.