extent

a.

  1. Extended.

n.

  1. Space or degree to which a thing is extended; hence, superficies; compass; bulk; size; length; as, an extent of country or of line; extent of information or of charity.
  2. Degree; measure; proportion.
  3. 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.
  4. A process of execution by which the lands and goods of a debtor are valued and delivered to the creditor.