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1. extent

noun. ['ɪkˈstɛnt'] the point or degree to which something extends.

Synonyms

  • degree
  • stage
  • level

Antonyms

  • incapability
  • disarrange
  • starve
  • stand still

Etymology

  • extente (Anglo-Norman)
  • estente (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Words that Rhyme with Extent

  • underrepresent
  • overrepresent
  • misrepresent
  • malcontent
  • discontent
  • supplement
  • represent
  • circumvent
  • underwent
  • reinvent
  • overspent
  • nonevent
  • unspent
  • torment
  • tashkent
  • segment
  • prevent
  • outspent
  • misspent
  • gourment
  • content
  • consent
  • resent
  • repent
  • relent
  • present
  • percent
  • %percent
  • lament
  • invent

Example sentences of the word extent


1. Noun, singular or mass
They can climb to a certain extent, although no rabbit is particularly agile in that regard.

Quotes containing the word extent


1. I don't think just scaring people is enough. That worked during the freeze days to a major extent, but we really didn't achieve that much even at that time. You have to have more, you have to give people hope and a vision of a better world.
- Alan Cranston

2. Being incarcerated is truly very serious, and it has changed my life to such an extent that breaking the cycle has become my sole focus. Jail is definitely not cool. Education is.
- Ja Rule

3. Life will always be to a large extent what we ourselves make it.
- Samuel Smiles

2. extent

noun. ['ɪkˈstɛnt'] the distance or area or volume over which something extends.

Synonyms

  • magnitude
  • frontage
  • range
  • bound
  • ambit
  • deepness
  • boundary
  • reach
  • compass
  • coverage
  • expanse
  • limit
  • area
  • orbit
  • depth
  • length
  • scope

Antonyms

  • unimportance
  • rear
  • stay in place
  • upgrade

Etymology

  • extente (Anglo-Norman)
  • estente (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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