Extent noun - A wide space or area.
Usage example: the seemingly endless extent of the windswept prairies
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Synonyms for Extent
Reach is a synonym for extent in place topic. In some cases you can use "Reach" instead a noun "Extent", when it comes to topics like range, size, territory, hearing.
Reach noun - A wide space or area.
Usage example: a wide reach of woods
Extent is a synonym for reach in place topic. You can use "Extent" instead a noun "Reach", if it concerns topics such as range, size, space, expanse.
How words are described
|good||good extent||good reach|
|full||full extent||full reach|
|equal||equal extent||equal reach|
|better||better extent||better reach|
|Other adjectives: similar, considerable, actual, massive, large, great, enormous, huge, impressive, horrible, incredible, limited, significant, ridiculous, greater, furthest, maximum, greatest, different, bigger.|
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- Usually justified to an extent in the original Ben 10 series, where most invasions are stopped by Ben before they could actually reach a large scale (such as the Great One in "The Big Tick," or the Mycelium in "Camp Fear").
Source: Easily Thwarted Alien Invasion
- Vajra Singh forces everyone to cooperate to a limited extent until they reach the Heart, at which point it's implicit that all bets are off.
Source: Literature / Heart of Ice
- Subverted in Halo, where the UNSC frag grenade has the largest range of any grenade, being capable of draining your shields from a fairly long range; Halo: Reach took it up to such an extent that players accused it of being unrealistic, nicknaming them "mini-nukes".
Source: Concussion Frags
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