Definition of to a greater/lesser degree/extent
- This new tax affects the middle class and, to a lesser extent/degree, the rich.
: consisting of a central city together with adjacent areas that are naturally or administratively connected with it
: comparative of little:1
: of less size, quality, degree, or significance : of lower status
: 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
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