Meaning of “extent” - Learner’s Dictionary


noun uk us /ɪkˈstent/

B2 [ no plural ] the size or importance of something:

They are just beginning to realize the full extent of the damage.
Her face was injured to such an extent (= so much) that he didn't recognize her.
to some extent/to a certain extent

B2 in some ways:

I was, to some extent, responsible for the accident.

(Definition of “extent” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)