Definition: an area in which something acts or operates or has power or control: "the range of a supersonic jet"
Usage: a piano has a greater range than the human voice; the ambit of municipal legislation; within the compass of this article; within the scope of an investigation; outside the reach of the law; in the political orbit of a world power
Similar words: extent
Definition: the distance or area or volume over which something extends
Usage: the vast extent of the desert; an orchard of considerable extent