from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Having the same limits, boundaries, or scope.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Having the same spatial limits or boundaries; sharing the same area.
- adj. Occurring over the same period of time; contemporaneous.
- adj. Having the same extension—the object or set of objects to which a term refers.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Equally extensive; having equal extent.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Having the same extension.
- Occupying the same extent of space or duration of time.
- In logic, having the same breadth, or logical extension.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. being of equal extent or scope or duration
If so, then reports of what a compass indicates exhibit one of Chisholm's features of intensionality, namely coextensive terms are not freely substituable salva veritate in such reports.
Often, alternative claims of breach of fiduciary duty are routinely dismissed as included in, or "coextensive" with the legal malpractice claims.
My thesis in this series is that access to legal services is not coextensive with access to lawyers.
The point is not that environmentalists need something new to call themselves, but that the class of climate hawks is not coextensive with the class of environmentalists.
Or the state could provide that senators are “automatically recalled” every two years, dividing the six-year term into two-year subterms coextensive with Houseterms.
After all, if Congress created a right coextensive with the Fourth Amendment, the Fourth Amendment rule would never be reached: Under the principle of Constitutional avoidance, courts generally would resolve cases on statutory grounds rather than constitutional ones.
That they happen to be coextensive in most cases with densely populated areas known as “cities” is not acknowledged.
Shelley, in not being satisfied simply to name the "West Wind," but in effect contriving an Ode to it that will personify its energy as coextensive with the speaker's, and hence permit the intersubjective gambit of the poet's own inspirational equivalence with it, tries the impossible task of asserting nature.
His proposed bill should enjoy support even broader than the decisive majorities that supported the recent legislation: the scope of authorized research is coextensive with that intended for the recent legislation, while the moral foundation of the proposed bill is stronger and more transparent.
In this view, the Constitution is considered coextensive with the governing Establishment.