Definition of coextend in US English:



  • Extend equally through the same space or period of time.

    • ‘Coextension theory states that the mind is united to the body in so far as it is coextended with the body in being whole in the whole and whole in the parts.’
    • ‘According to mystical traditions, the living human body is coextended by a duplicate.’
    • ‘In northwestern Indiana the Traverse continues onto the crestal area of the Kankakee Arch and coextends with the North Vernon Limestone of central and southern Indiana.’
    • ‘Nebulin is a giant protein of skeletal muscle which coextends with actin filaments.’
    • ‘It seems that concepts can differ even when they not only necessarily coextend but when the words that express them are synonymous.’