to such an extent


: so much
I was surprised that the town had changed to such an extent.

Examples of to such an extent in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The rift between McDaniel and NBCU had grown to such an extent by Tuesday that she was not informed by network brass that she had been dismissed, I’m told. Oliver Darcy, CNN, 27 Mar. 2024 His findings raised the possibility that deforestation might eventually degrade the hydrologic cycle to such an extent that the region’s climate would change. Thomas Lovejoy, Foreign Affairs, 10 Feb. 2020 The brand’s cultural cachet had grown to such an extent that being selected for inclusion in the collection could boost a young filmmaker’s sales as well as reputation. Joshua Hunt, New York Times, 29 Feb. 2024 Protests by ultras escalated to such an extent that several games were on the verge of being called off. Manuel Veth, Forbes, 21 Feb. 2024 Nevertheless, Moscow bleated in protest to such an extent that the Obama administration withdrew in 2009 a Bush-era pledge to provide Poland and the Czech Republic with radar and interceptor installations aimed at protecting their territories not from nuclear but from conventional attack. Noah Rothman, National Review, 9 Feb. 2024 This is true to such an extent that should 99% of life be wiped out by an asteroid collision, supervolcano, or dirty telephone receiver, the information for the molecular machinery that drives all organisms will be safely preserved in the surviving 1%. Sean Carroll, Discover Magazine, 20 Nov. 2019 Once beloved by garden centre personnel and auxiliary nurses, fashion designers like Demna have spent years committing themselves to rehabilitating the shoe’s public image to such an extent that even Beckham seems to have ignored her own fashion rules. Daniel Rodgers, Vogue, 27 July 2023 The problem snowballed to such an extent that Urbana police subsequently asked Bitzer to institute a 9 pm curfew for users under the age of 16. Cameron Kaiser, Ars Technica, 17 Mar. 2023

These examples are programmatically compiled from various online sources to illustrate current usage of the word 'to such an extent.' Any opinions expressed in the examples do not represent those of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback about these examples.

Dictionary Entries Near to such an extent

Cite this Entry

“To such an extent.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Apr. 2024.

Last Updated: - Updated example sentences
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!