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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.
  4. Extended.
  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.

Synonyms:

finis, extension, conclusion, fulfilment, swing, cessation, spread, design, issue, limit, sweep, finish, accomplishment, realm, termination, effect, utmost, completion, close, period, consummation, big, boundary, terminus, orbit, result, finale, sphere, consequence, tip, compass, intent, bound, goal, point, purview, end, purpose, uttermost, place, expiration, expansion, extremity, achievement, ambit, outcome, distance.

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