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  • to some extent — index fairly (moderately) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • to some extent — to some/a certain/a limited/extent phrase partly, but not completely To a certain extent, I was relieved. Thesaurus: slightly, to some degree and not completelysynonym …   Useful english dictionary

  • to some extent — adverb Partly; in part. Syn: to an extent …   Wiktionary

  • to some extent — somewhat, not exactly …   English contemporary dictionary

  • some — [sum] adj. [ME som < OE sum, a certain one, akin to Goth sums < IE * som > SAME] 1. being a certain one or ones not specified or known [open some evenings] 2. being of a certain unspecified (but often considerable) number, quantity,… …   English World dictionary

  • Some — (s[u^]m), a. [OE. som, sum, AS. sum; akin to OS., OFries., & OHG. sum, OD. som, D. sommig, Icel. sumr, Dan. somme (pl.), Sw. somlige (pl.), Goth. sums, and E. same. [root]191. See {Same}, a., and cf. { some}.] 1. Consisting of a greater or less… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Some some — (s[u^]m), a. [OE. som, sum, AS. sum; akin to OS., OFries., & OHG. sum, OD. som, D. sommig, Icel. sumr, Dan. somme (pl.), Sw. somlige (pl.), Goth. sums, and E. same. [root]191. See {Same}, a., and cf. { some}.] 1. Consisting of a greater or less… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • some — 1. The use of some to mean ‘very much’ or ‘notably such’ in sentences of the type. This is some party is still considered suitable mainly for informal contexts, and Churchill s famous line in a speech in 1941, Some chicken! Some neck! (in… …   Modern English usage

  • extent — ► NOUN 1) the area covered by something. 2) size or scale. 3) the degree to which something is the case: everyone compromises to some extent. ORIGIN Old French extente, from Latin extendere stretch out …   English terms dictionary

  • some|what — «SUHM hwot», adverb, noun. –adv. to some extent or degree; slightly: »somewhat embarrassed. My hat is somewhat like yours. –n. 1. some part; some amount: »somewhat of a musician. A joke loses somewhat of its fun when you hear it the second time.… …   Useful english dictionary

  • extent — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ full, greatest, maximum, overall ▪ The overall extent of civilian casualties remained unclear. ▪ actual, exact, precise …   Collocations dictionary

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