Kind_of is a related term of to_some_extent.
As adverbs the difference between kind_of and to_some_extent
is that kind_of
is (idiomatic|colloquial) slightly; somewhat; sort of while to_some_extent
is partly; in part.
(idiomatic, colloquial) Slightly; somewhat; sort of.
- I'm getting kind of tired. Could we finish tomorrow?
- That's the right answer, kind of .
* sort of, sorta
Partly; in part.
* to an extent