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
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.
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.
NASA has spent a considerable amount of time and effort trying to find evidence of extraterrestrial life, and in some ways that search is paying off.
The Mexican government has reported 200 or so—a considerable undercount, activists say.
Seymour spent considerable time in the offseason honing his hitting skills under the watchful eye of Brent Bowers, a St. Laurence graduate and second-round draft pick of the Toronto Blue Jays in 1989.
New Orleans is ahead of many cities its size in overhauling aging water and sewer infrastructure, but that came with considerable federal aid after Hurricane Katrina.
The Marlins are expected to lose more than $60 million this year, and Loria – who has borrowed considerable capital to fund losses – is eager to sell the team, according to multiple sources.
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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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