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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

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

Every normal person, in fact, is only normal on the average. His ego approximates to that of the psychotic in some part or other and to a greater or lesser extent.
Sigmund Freud

A happy life must be to a great extent a quiet life, for it is only in an atmosphere of quiet that true joy dare live.
Bertrand Russell
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Extent Translations

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