Examples of considerable in a Sentence
We received a considerable number of complaints.
She was in considerable pain.
We have already wasted a considerable amount of time and money.
The murder trial attracted considerable public attention.
Damage to the vehicle was considerable.
Recent Examples of considerable from the Web
In Miami-Dade, companies like Airbnb have seen considerable opposition from the cities of Miami Beach and Miami, which argue that the short-term rental industry is eroding the quality of life of their neighborhoods.
But a magazine covering fashion and beauty is not likely to go down very well with some parts of Afghan society, not least the religious factions in the country, which wield considerable clout.
Such openness gives Switzerland an edge in a business that has considerable potential to grow.
First, Spears and her considerable entourage and security took a walk to go visit the Western Wall, which meant interacting with fans along the way, many of whom could not leave Britney alone.
Daughter Sarah Holroyd helps out with the considerable paperwork involved in making meat productions.
And San Diego’s SoccerCity contract, all 3,000 pages of it, seems to insulate the developer and transfer considerable risk to taxpayers.
A much smaller number of high-income households would see a considerable tax cut, worth hundreds of billions of dollars over the coming decade, as a result of this massive transfer of wealth, which is the primary feature of the G.O.P. plan.
Microsoft has been hit with more than $3 billion in fines to settle its antitrust breaches and Internet Explorer has since lost considerable market share to (ironically) Google’s Chrome and other browsers.
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Definition of considerable
: a considerable amount, degree, or extent
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Definition of considerable for English Language Learners
: large in size, amount, or quantity
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Definition of considerable for Students
: 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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