coextensive

[koh-ik-sten-siv]

adjective

equal or coincident in space, time, or scope.

Nearby words

  1. coexecutor,
  2. coexecutrix,
  3. coexist,
  4. coexistence,
  5. coextend,
  6. coextrusion,
  7. cofactor,
  8. cofc,
  9. cofeature,
  10. coff

Origin of coextensive

First recorded in 1670–80; co- + extensive

Related formsco·ex·ten·sive·ly, adverb

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British Dictionary definitions for coextensive

coextensive

adjective

of the same limits or extent
Derived Formscoextensively, adverb

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Word Origin and History for coextensive

coextensive

adj.

1771, from co- + extensive.

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