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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

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

To such an extent does nature delight and abound in variety that among her trees there is not one plant to be found which is exactly like another; and not only among the plants, but among the boughs, the leaves and the fruits, you will not find one which is exactly similar to another.
Leonardo da Vinci

I had rather excel others in the knowledge of what is excellent, than in the extent of my power and dominion.
Alexander the Great
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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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