extents

plural of extent
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as in limits
a real or imaginary point beyond which a person or thing cannot go the coach exceeded the extent of his authority by exempting some of the players from the requirement

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as in dimensions
the total amount of measurable space or surface occupied by something looking at the extent of the stain on my shirt, you might think that I had spilled a gallon of coffee

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“Extents.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/extents. Accessed 21 Apr. 2024.

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