Distance and Extent


Distance noun - The space or amount of space between two points, lines, surfaces, or objects.
Usage example: the distance between the earth and the sun is about 93 million miles

Extent is a synonym for distance in interval topic. In some cases you can use "Extent" instead a noun "Distance", when it comes to topics like place, range, duration, space.


Extent noun - A wide space or area.
Usage example: the seemingly endless extent of the windswept prairies
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Synonyms for Extent

Distance is a synonym for extent in place topic. You can use "Distance" instead a noun "Extent", if it concerns topics such as duration, amplitude.

Nearby Words: extend, extension

How words are described

good good distance good extent
full full distance full extent
exact exact distance exact extent
similar similar distance similar extent
Other adjectives: certain, considerable, reasonable, fair, sheer, small, entire, large, extreme, great, huge, incredible, absurd, possible, less, limited, further, significant, ridiculous, greater, maximum, bigger.

Both words in one sentence

  • Webcomic / Penny and Aggie While that was the extent of it in Penny and Aggie, the first strips of QUILTBAG reveal that the video is still haunting her enough that she's legally changed her surname to distance herself from it.
  • Video Game / JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Heritage for the Future Most characters' Stands could be controlled at a distance from their user, which meant that every character in the game was this to an extent.
  • Film / The Imitation Game In reality Turing was indeed a talented long-distance runner, to the extent that he ran a tryout for the 1948 Olympic marathon team.
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