in some measure


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in some measure

To a certain degree or extent; somewhat. While hard work and perseverance will take you far, success also depends in some measure on good fortune.
See also: measure

in some measure

Somewhat, to a certain extent, as in In some measure we owe these privileges to our parents. Shakespeare used this term in A Midsummer Night's Dream (1:2): "I will condole in some measure." Similarly, in large measure, dating from the same period, means "to a considerable extent," as in In large measure the two sides agree. [c. 1600]
See also: measure