Definition of to a degree in English:

to a degree

  • 1To some extent: to a degree, it is possible to educate oneself
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    • It is possible to adjust to a degree, but it gets frustrating failing to pull of a move at critical moments.
    • He laughed heartily and I watched in awe as his waistline was stretched to a degree that I didn't think possible.
    • Further, I am influenced to a degree, I am bound to say, by this consideration.
    Synonyms
    to some extent, to a certain extent, up to a point, somewhat
  • 1.1 dated To a considerable extent: the pressure you were put under must have been frustrating to a degree
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    • His analogy is insensitive to a degree that is almost unfathomable.
    • Color, sound and geometry cooperate to a degree rarely seen in animated film, or in film at all for that matter.
    • In many ways Cold War cultural production was ideologically driven to a degree not seen before or since.
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