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Definition of "coextensive" []

  • Having the same limits, boundaries, or scope. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "coextensive" in a sentence
  • "If so, then reports of what a compass indicates exhibit one of Chisholm's features of intensionality, namely coextensive terms are not freely substituable salva veritate in such reports."
  • "Often, alternative claims of breach of fiduciary duty are routinely dismissed as included in, or "coextensive" with the legal malpractice claims."
  • "My thesis in this series is that access to legal services is not coextensive with access to lawyers."