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.
Origin and Etymology of considerable
First Known Use: circa 1619
Definition of considerable
: a considerable amount, degree, or extent
CONSIDERABLE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of considerable for English Language Learners
: large in size, amount, or quantity
CONSIDERABLE Defined for Kids
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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