extentnoun [S or U]uk /ɪkˈstent/ us /ɪkˈstent/
- The full extent of the damage only became evident the following morning.
- He unwound the rope to its full extent.
- Ethiopia and, to a lesser extent, Kenya will be badly affected by the drought.
- The mood of the meeting turned solemn when the extent of the problem became known.
- The extent of the flooding can only be fully appreciated when viewed from the air.