pro tanto

adverb or adjective

pro tan·​to
prō-ˈtan-tō, -ˈtän-
: for so much : to a certain extent
discharges pro tanto the seller's debt Uniform Commercial Code
entered into a pro tanto release pending the appeal

Word History

Etymology

Late Latin

Dictionary Entries Near pro tanto

Cite this Entry

“Pro tanto.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/pro%20tanto. Accessed 6 Dec. 2022.

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