extent

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  • The range, magnitude, or distance over which a thing extends.
  • The degree to which a thing extends.
  • An extensive space or area.
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  • In Great Britain, a writ allowing a creditor to seize a debtor's property temporarily.
  • The seizure in execution of such a writ.
  • An assessment or valuation, as of land in Britain, especially for taxation.
  • Extended.
  • To assess; lay on or apportion, as an assessment.
  • To be assessed; be rated for assessment.
  • The space or degree to which a thing is or may be extended; length; compass; bulk; size; limit: as, the <em>extent</em> of a line; a great <em>extent</em> of country or of body; the utmost <em>extent</em> of one's ability.
  • Communication; distribution; bestowal.
  • In <em>law</em>: Valuation; specifically, a census or general valuation put upon lands, for the purpose of regulating the proportion of public subsidies or taxes exigible from them, as well as for ascertaining the amount of the casualties due to the superior.
  • A peculiar remedy to recover debts of record due to the crown, differing from an ordinary writ of execution at the suit of a subject, in that under it the body, lands, and goods of a debtor may be all taken at once, in order to compel the payment of the debt.
  • Logical extension or breadth.
  • A violent attack.
  • The length and the breadth (of power, greatness, duty, or the like).
  • Space or degree to which a thing is extended; hence, superficies; compass; bulk; size; length
  • Degree; measure; proportion.
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  • A peculiar species of execution upon debts due to the crown, under which the lands and goods of the debtor may be seized to secure payment.
  • A process of execution by which the lands and goods of a debtor are valued and delivered to the creditor.
  • Extended.
  • A <xref>range</xref> of <xref>values</xref> or <xref>locations</xref>.
  • The space, area, volume, etc., to which something extends.
  • A <xref>contiguous</xref> area of <xref>storage</xref> in a <xref>file system</xref>.
  • the distance or area or volume over which something extends
  • the point or degree to which something extends
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