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extent

noun amount, area, borders, bounds, breadth, circuit, compass, comprehensiveness, coverage, degree, dimensions, distance, expanse, gauge, hactenus, length, limit, limitation, magnitude, measure, quantity, range, reach, scope, size, space, spaciousness, span, stretch, sweep, width
Associated concepts: extent of injury, extent of loss
See also: amount, caliber, capacity, circuit, configuration, confines, degree, duration, gamut, magnitude, mass, maximum, measurement, purview, quantity, quota, range, scope, space, sphere, time, weight

extent

(US) a writ authorizing a person to whom a debt is due to assume temporary possession of his debtor's lands.
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The second part was an assessment on the extent do respondents spent their money in terms of clothes and accessories, room and board, transportation, projects and assignments, tuition fees and school supplies, laptops and other gadgets.
Meanwhile, on March 3, Antarctica had its lowest extent at the end of the summer ever recorded by satellites.
In making the prognosis, the NSID looks for a downward trend in the ice's extent, while calculating the daily ice extent as an average of the previous five days.
This year's sea ice extent is substantially higher than last year's record low minimum.
Although the minimum ice extent wasn't as low as that seen in 2007, when unusual weather conditions caused extreme melting, the sea ice area as measured by the microwave radiometer on NASA's Aqua satellite did drop slightly lower than 2007 levels for about ten days in early September.
It used the 5-point rating scale--(5) to a very high extent, (4) to a high extent, (3) to a moderate extent, (2) to a low extent, and (1) to a very low extent.
Moy's statement ignores the fact that it was the government that took advantage of the American taxpayer by destroying the currency's purchasing power to such an extent that the metal in nickels and pennies is now worth more than the coins' face value.
Identifies six factors auditors should consider in determining the nature and extent of the documentation appropriate for a particular audit area or auditing procedure.
Thus, during H's life, to the extent the trust holds assets subject to income tax (such as real estate or marketable securities), he will be responsible for paying that tax, even though he does not receive any trust income or principal.
Whether or not, and to what extent, the trust gives the trustee the power to invade principal or accumulate income, or prohibits the trustee from invading principal or accumulating income; and the extent to which the trustee has exercised a power from time to time to invade principal or accumulate income;
These broad areas were: decision-making, labor processes, bureaucratization, and the extent to which participants perceive burnout to be a private or public issue.