Translation of "extent" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun [ no plural ] uk /ɪkˈstent/ us /ɪkˈstent/

the size or importance of something

dimensión, envergadura
They are just beginning to realize the full extent of the damage.
to a great, large, etc. extent


en gran parte
Her book is based to a large extent on real events.
to some extent/to a certain extent

used to say that something is true, but is not the whole truth

hasta cierto punto
To some extent she was responsible for the accident.
I agree with you to a certain extent.

(Translation of “extent” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


noun /-t/

the area or length to which something extends

The bird’s wings measured 20 centimetres/centimeters at their fullest extent
The garden is nearly a kilometre/kilometer in extent
a vast extent of grassland.

amount; degree

amplitud, alcance
What is the extent of the damage?
To what extent can we trust him?
to a certain extent / to some extent

partly but not completely.

hasta cierto punto
To some extent, I agree with him.

(Translation of “extent” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)