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considerable

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adjective con·sid·er·able \-ˈsi-dər(-ə)-bəl, -ˈsi-drə-bəl\

Simple Definition of considerable

  • : large in size, amount, or quantity

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of considerable

  1. 1 :  worth consideration :  significant <a considerable artist>

  2. 2 :  large in extent or degree <a considerable number>

considerably play \-blē\ adverb

Examples of considerable in a sentence

  1. We received a considerable number of complaints.

  2. She was in considerable pain.

  3. We have already wasted a considerable amount of time and money.

  4. The murder trial attracted considerable public attention.

  5. Damage to the vehicle was considerable.



Circa 1619

First Known Use of considerable

circa 1619


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considerable

noun con·sid·er·able

Definition of considerable

  1. :  a considerable amount, degree, or extent



1685

First Known Use of considerable

1685



CONSIDERABLE Defined for Kids

considerable

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adjective con·sid·er·able \kən-ˈsi-də-rə-bəl\

Definition of considerable for Students

  1. :  rather large in extent, amount, or size <a considerable distance> <I was in considerable pain.>

considerably \-blē\ adverb <The repair was considerably more expensive than expected.>




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