to the fullest extent of

Definition of to the fullest extent of

  1. :  as much as allowed by He swore to prosecute them to the fullest extent of the law.

Word by Word Definitions

fullplay fullest
  1. :  containing as much or as many as is possible or normal

    :  complete especially in detail, number, or duration

    :  lacking restraint, check, or qualification

  1. :  very, extremely

    :  entirely

    :  straight, squarely

  1. :  the highest or fullest state or degree

    :  the utmost extent

  1. :  to become full

    :  to make full in sewing

  1. :  to shrink and thicken (woolen cloth) by moistening, heating, and pressing

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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