What are the opposite words for to a lesser extent?

To a greater extent is a fitting antonym for the term "to a lesser extent." While to a lesser extent means something happens to a smaller degree, "to a greater extent" implies that something happens on a larger scale or more comprehensively. For example, if someone says, "I like swimming, but I like running to a lesser extent," the opposite would be, "I like running, but I like swimming to a greater extent." Conversely, if someone says, "I am afraid of heights, but to a lesser extent, snakes," the opposite would be, "I am afraid of snakes, but to a greater extent, heights." Therefore, "to a greater extent" serves as an appropriate antonym for "to a lesser extent.

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