“We were all surprised by the extent and scale of it,” says the 70-year-old entrepreneur.
To the extent that his wins prove injurious, future Republican Congresses and administrations will struggle to undo them.
And I therefore believe that whatever reinforces rather than challenges that attitude is to that extent undesirable.
early 14c., from Anglo-French extente, Old French estente "valuation of land, stretch of land," from fem. past participle of Old French extendre "extend," from Latin extendere (see extend). Meaning "degree to which something extends" is from 1590s.