Bedeutung von "extent" Essential amerikanisches Englisch Wörterbuch


noun [ no plural ] us /ɪkˈstent/

the size or importance of something:

They are just beginning to realize the full extent of the damage.
to a great, large, etc. extent


Her book is based to a large extent on real events.
to some extent/to a certain extent

used to say that something is true, but is not the whole truth:

To some extent she was responsible for the accident.
I agree with you to a certain extent.

(Definition von "extent" von Webster's Essential Mini Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)