Part of speech: noun

Amount or degree of extension; size; compass; reach.

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Usage examples "extent":

  1. He is, I believe, a proprietor of land to some extent in Shetland? - "Second Shetland Truck System Report", William Guthrie.
  2. Also you will be under control to a certain extent. - "Stray Thoughts for Girls", Lucy H. M. Soulsby.
  3. Even then I did not understand the full extent of my misfortune; other men had fallen and been all right, why not Paul? - "The Moving Finger A Trotting Christmas Eve at Warwingie Lost! The Loss of the "Vanity" Dick Stanesby's Hutkeeper The Yanyilla Steeplechase A Digger's Christmas", Mary Gaunt.