Definition of To that degree

1. Adverb. To the degree or extent that. "So far as it is reasonably practical he should practice restraint"




Lexicographical Neighbors of To That Degree

to one's liking
to one's mind
to one ear
to order
to perfection
to pieces
to rights
to save one's life
to say nothing of
to say the least
to scale
to some extent
to taste
to tell the truth
to that
to that degree (current term)
to that effect
to that end
to that extent
to the
to the T
to the best of one's knowledge
to the brim
to the contrary
to the day
to the death
to the fore
to the full
to the gills
to the gunnels

Literary usage of To that degree

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Life and Strange Surprizing Adventures of Robinson Crusoe, of York by Daniel Defoe (1790)
"... upon me to that degree, that their threats were fuch as I am unable to ex- prefs. Though I have written nothing ..."

2. Journal by Royal Society of Arts (Great Britain) (1875)
"It is quite ' my mind that although the natives fficiently industrious, and sufficiently in their own small way, there I it to that degree that we can in ..."

3. A Journal of the Proceedings in Georgia, Beginning October 20, 1737: By by William Stephens (1908)
"... now in their Graves, vilified to that Degree (from this Pulpit) by Name, as to attempt persuading all those who followed them, that it was the sure Way ..."

4. The History of the Rebellion and Civil Wars in England: Together with an by Edward Hyde Clarendon (1849)
"This was his purpose; which he concealed to that degree, that very few ahout him knew any thing of it. 89 As soon as it was known that his majesty meant to ..."

5. The Old and New Testament Connected in the History of the Jews and by Humphrey Prideaux (1845)
"... which six years after seized his right also, and at length weakened it to that degree, that he could no longer hold a pen to write with; ..."

6. Diaries and Correspondence of James Harris, First Earl of Malmesbury by James Harris Malmesbury (1844)
"hopes of bringing them to that degree of cohesion so highly necessary for the accomplishment of my future plans. Hitherto I have carried my cup even; ..."

7. Biographical Memoirs of the Illustrious General George Washington: Late by John Corry (1810)
"... recent institutions, and to progress without interruption, to that degree of strength and consistency, which is necessary to give it, humanly speaking, ..."

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