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Having the same limits, boundaries, or scope.

co′ex·ten′sive·ly adv.


of the same limits or extent
ˌcoexˈtensively adv


(ˌkoʊ ɪkˈstɛn sɪv)

equal or coincident in space, time, or scope.
co`ex•ten′sive•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.coextensive - being of equal extent or scope or duration
commensurate - corresponding in size or degree or extent; "pay should be commensurate with the time worked"


adj (in time) → zur gleichen Zeit; (in area) → flächengleich; (in length) → längengleich; (fig) conceptsbedeutungs- or inhaltsgleich; to be coextensive with somethingmit etw zusammenfallen; (spatially) → sich mit etw decken
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Gyrodyne's previously postponed Special Meeting of Shareholders at which shareholders will be asked to authorize the previously announced merger transaction, under which Gyrodyne and Gyrodyne Special Distribution, LLC will merge into Gyrodyne, LLC will be held coextensively with the Annual Meeting of Shareholders.
discrimination must be read coextensively with the Equal Protection
312) See Radin, supra note 307, at 1047 ("[I]t appears that retributivist systems define dignity coextensively with permissible punishment, with the result that all violations of human dignity are inherently excessive.
10) Second, they ensure mature consideration of unusual loan transactions by senior bank officials, and, coextensively, to prevent the fraudulent insertion of new terms, with the collusion of bank employees, when a bank appears headed for failure.
157) Coextensively, police officers and prosecutors received additional training on amendments to the legal code and investigative practices.
Loyalty to and sacrifice for the nation, heroism and martyrdom, militancy and solidarity have been its persistent paradigms and these have been associated coextensively with the Amerindians who resisted the Spanish conquistadores, the mambi warriors of the nineteenth-century independence wars, and the guerrilla fighters of the 1959 Revolution.
Instead, it tries to treat mater and consciousness coextensively parallel, when it defines human in life.