1. [ noun ] 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"

Related terms: degree widen
2. [ noun ] the distance or area or volume over which something extends

"the vast extent of the desert" "an orchard of considerable extent"

Related terms: magnitude scope depth limit area frontage length coverage run
3. [ noun ] a wide and open space or area as of surface or land or sky
Synonyms: expanse
Related terms: object entity sheet stretch
Similar spelling:   extenuate