to a greater or lesser degree/extent

Definition of to a greater or lesser degree/extent

  1. :  to some degree/extent This new tax affects everyone to a greater or lesser degree/extent.

Word by Word Definitions

greaterplay
  1. :  consisting of a central city together with adjacent areas that are naturally or administratively connected with it

lesserplay
  1. : comparative of1little

    :  of less size, quality, degree, or significance :  of lower status

  1. :  less

degreeplay
  1. :  a step or stage in a process, course, or order of classification

    :  a rank or grade of official, ecclesiastical, or social position

    :  a particular standing especially as to dignity or worth

extentplay
  1. :  valuation (as of land) in Great Britain especially for taxation

    :  seizure (as of land) in execution of a writ of extent in Great Britain

    :  the condition of being so seized


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