Definition of as far as one can tell in English:

as far as one can tell

phrase

  • Judging from the available information.

    ‘the work will take about six weeks, as far as I can tell’
    • ‘The inside of the house, as far as you could tell, was dark; empty.’
    • ‘Are any other staffers of the United States Senate or Congress involved, as far as you can tell?’
    • ‘Even fossilized bacteria, as far as one can tell, are the same as bacteria today.’
    • ‘Film festival programmers, as far as one can tell, assiduously do their work.’
    • ‘So as far as you could tell, do you think the rumours of police infiltrating the protests to provoke violence were largely true?’
    • ‘How is this military campaign, as far as you can tell, moving along?’
    • ‘Well, does he understand, as far as you could tell, what kind of trouble he potentially is in unless he changes some of his positions?’
    • ‘She was scarcely half his age, but the marriage was, as far as one can tell, a happy one.’
    • ‘What is this lawsuit, as far as you can tell, really about?’
    • ‘And so, what's the basic solution, as far as you can tell?’