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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The distance or area or volume over which something spreads; The point or degree to which something spreads.

Usage examples (41)
  • Human action can be modified to some extent, but human nature cannot be changed.
  • The vast extent of the desert
  • An orchard of considerable extent
  • The extent of the damage for more
Tutoring comment
  • They probed the "extent" (amount, area, degree) of the collection to see if one of the few "extant" (still in existence) paintings by the artist might be found.
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