Definition of extent :
1. 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.
2. A process of execution by which the lands and goods of a debtor are valued and delivered to the creditor.
3. Degree; measure; proportion.
5. 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.
finale, consequence, effect, design, purview, point, ambit, consummation, goal, finis, intent, orbit, spread, realm, utmost, expiration, limit, conclusion, swing, terminus, finish, tip, cessation, uttermost, period, issue, end, bound, boundary, outcome, completion, accomplishment, distance, close, expansion, extension, big, termination, fulfilment, result, place, extremity, sphere, achievement, purpose
degree (part of speech: noun)
size (part of speech: noun)
extent (part of speech: noun)
- I then thought myself to some extent compelled to say that I might love him at some future time, and to promise that I would not again come near your bed during the absence of my brother. - "The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons", Jacques Casanova de Seingalt.
- He would not have admitted to himself what his fingers told so plainly- the extent of his regard for Ranjoor Singh. - "Winds of the World", Talbot Mundy.
- And he seemed so pleased because I was interested, and because I could appreciate to some extent, their value. - "The Road to Understanding", Eleanor H. Porter.