coextensive


co·ex·ten·sive

adjective \ˌkō-ik-ˈsten(t)-siv\

Definition of COEXTENSIVE

:  having the same spatial or temporal scope or boundaries
co·ex·ten·sive·ly adverb

Examples of COEXTENSIVE

  1. <South Dakota's Todd County is coextensive with the Rosebud Sioux Reservation.>
  2. <the golden age of Dutch culture was roughly coextensive with the Netherlands' reign as a world power>

First Known Use of COEXTENSIVE

1679

Rhymes with COEXTENSIVE

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