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Definitions of considerable

  1. Considerably. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  2. large or relatively large in number or amount or extent or degree; "a considerable quantity"; "the economy was a considerable issue in the campaign"; "went to considerable trouble for us"; "spent a considerable amount of time on the problem" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. Of some distinction; noteworthy; influential; respectable; -- said of persons. Newage Dictionary DB
  4. Of importance or value. Newage Dictionary DB
  5. Worthy of notice; important; valuable; worthy of regard by reason of size, quantity, etc. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  6. Worthy of being considered: important: more than a little. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  7. Worthy of consideration; not trifling; large. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  8. Of noteworthy size, quantity, or importance; large; ample. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  9. That may be considered; important; valuable; moderately large. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

Usage examples for considerable

  1. They had covered considerable ground. – The Blue Envelope by Roy J. Snell
  2. If the battle was fought on the river, the women must have gone a considerable distance for their plunder. – Plutarch's Lives, Volume II by Aubrey Stewart & George Long
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