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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

In this life, we have to make many choices. Some are very important choices. Some are not. Many of our choices are between good and evil. The choices we make, however, determine to a large extent our happiness or our unhappiness, because we have to live with the consequences of our choices.
James E. Faust

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

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
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