coextensive

[koh-ik-sten-siv]

adjective

equal or coincident in space, time, or scope.

Origin of coextensive

First recorded in 1670–80; co- + extensive
Related formsco·ex·ten·sive·ly, adverb
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coextensive

adjective

of the same limits or extent
Derived Formscoextensively, adverb
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Word Origin and History for coextensive
adj.

1771, from co- + extensive.

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