extent

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lessen the extent of abbreviate , abridge , curtail , truncate
meteorology of the total extent of the atmosphere; especially the upper layers aerology
size or extent amplitude , dimensions , magnitude , proportions
extent of a 2-dimensional surface enclosed within a boundary area , expanse , surface area
(often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent batch , deal , flock , good deal , great deal , hatful , heap , lot , mass , mess , mickle , mint , muckle , peck , pile , plenty , pot , quite a little , raft , sight , slew , spate , stack , tidy sum , wad , whole lot , whole slew
line or plane indicating the limit or extent of something bound , boundary , bounds
wide extent breadth , expanse
extent of something from side to side breadth , width
formerly the United Kingdom and all the territories under its control; reached its greatest extent at the end of World War I British Empire
of great extent broad
the extent of by
mark extent or limits circumscribe
equal in size, extent, duration coextensive , commensurate , coterminous
equal in extent commensurate
corresponding in size, extent, duration, degree commensurate
same size or extent, around commensurate
continuous nonspatial whole or extent or succession in which no part or portion is distinct of distinguishable from adjacent parts continuum
range of optical density and tone on a photographic negative or print (or the extent to which adjacent areas on a television screen differ in brightness) contrast
(architecture) a triangular bracket of brick or stone (usually of slight extent) corbel , truss
extent to which something is covered coverage
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