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English word extent comes from Latin tendo, Romanian întinde.

Extent etymology ?

Extent detailed word origin explanation

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
tendo Latin (lat) I pitch (a tent).. I proceed.. I stretch, stretch out, distend, extend.. I strive for; I reach for.
întinde Romanian (ron) (reflexive) to stretch oneself; also, to lie down. To spread out, lengthen out, stretch out, widen. To stretch, lengthen.
extendo Latin (lat) I enlarge or increase. I extend, prolong or continue. I stretch or thrust out.
extendre Old French (fro)
extentus Latin (lat)
estente Old French (fro)
extente Anglo-Norman (xno)
extent English (eng) (obsolete) Extended. (computing) A contiguous area of storage in a file system.. A range of values or locations.. The space, area, volume, etc., to which something extends.

Words with the same origin as extent

Descendants of tendo
attend attendance attention attentive bartender content extend extension extensive intend intense intensity intensive intention intentional pretend pretentious tend tender tense tension tent tenure