to what extent

Definition of to what extent

:how far :how much
  • To what extent can they be trusted?

Word by Word Definitions

what play
  1. used as an interrogative expressing inquiry about the identity, nature, or value of an object or matter

  2. often used to ask for repetition of an utterance or part of an utterance not properly heard or understood

  3. : who

  1. : why

  2. : in what respect : how

  1. used as an interrogative expressing inquiry about the identity, nature, or value of a person, object, or matter

  2. : how remarkable or striking for good or bad qualities

  3. : whatever

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

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

  3. : a writ giving to a creditor temporary possession of his debtor's property


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