Definition of To a great extent

1. Adverb. To a considerable degree. "He relied heavily on others' data"

Exact synonyms: Heavily
Partainyms: Heavy



Lexicographical Neighbors of To A Great Extent

to-morrow
to-morrows
to-name
to-names
to-night
to-ward
to-whiles
to-year
to a T
to a fare-thee-well
to a fare-you-well
to a fare thee well
to a fare you well
to a fault
to a fine fare-thee-well
to a great extent (current term)
to a greater extent
to a hair
to a higher degree
to a higher place
to a lesser degree
to a lesser extent
to a lower place
to a man
to a nicety
to a tee
to a tittle
to a tolerable degree
to a turn
to advantage

Literary usage of To a great extent

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"... demonstrative, relative, interrogative and indefinite. Although in many respects pronouns do not differ to a great extent from ..."

2. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"Although in many respects pronouns do not differ to a great extent from nouns in declension, they have essential characteristics which show clearly that ..."

3. The Imperial Gazetteer of India by William Wilson Hunter (1887)
"Some of the minor marshes are mere swamps, the beds of which are to a great extent cultivated with rice as the water dries up in the winter months. ..."

4. History of California by Hubert Howe Bancroft (1890)
"... to a great extent also in the flour, the finest coining from mills at .... to a great extent ..."

5. A Treatise on the Law of Evidence as Administered in England and Ireland by John Pitt Taylor (1887)
"... instead of preventing, it has increased to a great extent, the commission of fraud. Many of the States of America,3 influenced by these considerations, ..."

6. The History of the Popes, from the Close of the Middle Ages: Drawn from the by Ludwig Pastor, Goldwin Smith, Frederick Ignatius Antrobus, Ralph Francis Kerr (1908)
"Like nearly all the abuses which disfigured the Church at the close of the Middle Ages, this about indulgences dates to a great extent from the Schism of ..."

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