Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The act of extending equally, or the state of being equally extended.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The act of extending equally, or the state of being equally extended.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The mutual relation of two or more objects or (in logic) terms which have the same extension.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. equality of extension or duration

Etymologies

co- +‎ extension (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • The coextension of right and power applies to bodies politic as well as to individuals.

    Eurozine articles

  • The truth makers for such counterfactuals must be either (a) the intensions of the agent that affects the selection, or (b) laws that determine how the relative fitness of having the traits would be selected in a possible world where the actual coextension doesn’t hold. 24

    Against Darwinism

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