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Definition of Extent

Extent

  1. Extended.
  2. 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.
  3. Degree; measure; proportion.
  4. 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.
  5. A process of execution by which the lands and goods of a debtor are valued and delivered to the creditor.

Extent Quotations

Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
Confucius

It takes considerable knowledge just to realize the extent of your own ignorance.
Thomas Sowell

God cannot be realized through the intellect. Intellect can lead one to a certain extent and no further. It is a matter of faith and experience derived from that faith.
Mahatma Gandhi

Age does not protect you from love. But love, to some extent, protects you from age.
Anais Nin

We must respect the other fellow's religion, but only in the sense and to the extent that we respect his theory that his wife is beautiful and his children smart.
H. L. Mencken
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Extent Translations

extent in Italian is volume, dilatazione
extent in Norwegian is omfang, utstrekning
extent in Spanish is magnitud, perimetro

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