extent / ɪkˈstɛnt /


extent 的定义

n. 名词 noun
  1. the space or degree to which a thing extends; length, area, volume, or scope: the extent of his lands; to be right to a certain extent.
  2. something extended, as a space; a particular length, area, or volume; something having extension: the limitless extent of the skies.
  3. U.S. Law. a writ, or a levy, by which a debtor's lands are valued and transferred to the creditor, absolutely or for a term of years.
  4. English Law. Also called writ of extent. a writ to recover debts of a record due to the crown, under which land, property, etc., may be seized.a seizure made under such a writ.
  5. Logic. extension.
  6. Archaic. assessment or valuation, as of land.

extent 近义词

n. 名词 noun

range, magnitude


  1. He said more analysis is needed to determine the extent that excessive speeding contributed to the increase in speed-related crashes, but last year’s data shows a troubling trend.
  2. In the ocean, organisms accumulate these pieces in their bodies over their lifetimes, sometimes to harmful or lethal extents, and in turn microplastic also shows up in the seafood we eat.
  3. Most students probably will not see the changes until the fall, when the university has said it expects to reopen “to the fullest extent possible.”
  4. Both sides are to a certain extent under the illusion if you got rid of Section 230, that would magically fix all of their problems.
  5. “We as a state must be able to assure, to the greatest extent possible, that we maintain an unbiased, balanced and fair taxation system,” said Brad Witt, a state representative who leads Oregon’s House Committee on Agriculture and Natural Resources.
  6. My dad was a sailor, and all through my childhood he was away half of the time at sea, and to an extent I have a similar job.
  7. And, as Gow adds wryly from his own personal experience, “To a huge extent they achieved that aim very well.”
  8. That was the extent of it during the peak of the flames, and the numbers that swooshed around in the press the next day.
  9. I did not think that it would go to the extent it did, but our office was not shocked.
  10. To what extent was the testimony the grand jury heard corroborated or contradicted by forensic evidence?
  11. But what a magnificent plain is this we are entering upon: it is of immense extent.
  12. Adequate conception of the extent, the variety, the excellence of the works of Art here heaped together is impossible.
  13. Tobacco is a strong growing plant resisting heat and drought to a far (p. 018) greater extent than most plants.
  14. M'Bongo and his whole court are now clothed, I am happy to say, at least to a certain extent.
  15. And it is too true that ages of subjugation have demoralized, to a fearful extent, the Italian People.