What does the word extent mean?

Usage examples for extent

  1. Also you will be under control to a certain extent. – Stray Thoughts for Girls by Lucy H. M. Soulsby
  2. 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 by Mary Gaunt