Extent in a Sentence 🔊

Definition of Extent

the distance or magnitude something spreads or covers

Examples of Extent in a sentence

No one knew the extent of her son’s injury since the school only gave minute details of what happened on the playground. 🔊

Christopher Columbus believed the extent of the world was much smaller since he traveled to an unknown land. 🔊

It took months to determine the extent of the damage caused by Hurricane Katrina until the number of fatalities and the cost of rebuilding the destruction were counted. 🔊

We didn’t know the extent to which the plaintiff would carry out her lawsuit until it finally landed in the Supreme Court.  🔊

During World War II, nobody knew the extent of the Nazi occupation until the Germans were defeated.  🔊

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