Definition of Considerable

1. Adjective. Large or relatively large in number or amount or extent or degree. "Spent a considerable amount of time on the problem"




Definition of Considerable

1. a. Worthy of consideration; requiring to be observed, borne in mind, or attended to.

Definition of Considerable

1. Adjective. Significant; worth considering. ¹

2. Adjective. Large in amount. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Considerable

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Considerable

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conservatory
conservatorylike
conservatour
conserve
conserved
conserved sequence
conserver
conservers
conserves
conserving
conshie
conshies
consider
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considerance
considerances
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considerateness
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considerations
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considerators
considered

Literary usage of Considerable

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1. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1910)
"This rapid advance is naturally the source of considerable optimism, but further comparisons tend to call attention to the fact that we are still far behind ..."

2. The Novels of Jane Austen by Jane Austen (1892)
"but, to counterbalance these advantages, Mr Darcy had considerable patronage in the ... considerable ..."

3. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1899)
"In the north, lakes are largely absent, and there is a considerable amount of stratified drift, ... The northwestern portion shows a considerable ..."

4. The History of the Peloponnesian War by Thucydides, Henry Dale, Thomas Arnold (1873)
"if any considerable resistance wore seen on our part. \Vo should be reported too, ... considerable ..."

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