Notebook, 1993-



Magnitude, amount, range, expanse . . . . Assessment, Valuation, Logic

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Extent 1. the degree to which a thing extends; length, area, volume, or scope: the extent of his lands. 2. something extended, as a space, length, area, or volume; something having extension. 3. U.S. Law. a writ giving a creditor possession of a debtor's lands absolutely or for a term of years. 4. Eng. Law. a. Also called writ of extent. a writ to recover debts of record due to the crown, under which land, property, etc., may be seized. b. a seizure made under such a writ. 5. archaic. assessment or valuation, as of land. 6. Logic. extension [def. 9]. -Syn. 1. magnitude, amount, range, expanse. [Urdang, Laurence, ed. Random House Dictionary of The English Language. New York: Random House,1968.]



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