(noun, adjective)


1. (obsolete) Extended.


1. the point or degree to which something extends

- the extent of the damage

- the full extent of the law

- to a certain extent she was right

Definition categories: state, degree, level, point, stage

2. the distance or area or volume over which something extends

- the vast extent of the desert

- an orchard of considerable extent

Definition categories: attribute, magnitude

Sentences with extent as a noun:

- The extent of his knowledge of the language is a few scattered words.