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con·sid·er·a·ble

 (kən-sĭd′ər-ə-bəl)
adj.
1. Large in amount, extent, or degree: a writer of considerable influence.
2. Worthy of consideration; significant: The economy was a considerable issue in the campaign.
n. Informal
A considerable amount, extent, or degree.

con·sid′er·a·bly adv.

considerable

(kənˈsɪdərəbəl)
adj
1. large enough to reckon with: a considerable quantity.
2. a lot of; much: he had considerable courage.
3. worthy of respect: a considerable man in the scientific world.
conˈsiderably adv

con•sid•er•a•ble

(kənˈsɪd ər ə bəl)

adj.
1. rather large or great, as in size, distance, or extent: a considerable length of time.
2. worthy of respect or attention; important; distinguished.
n.
3. Informal. much; not a little.
[1400–50; late Middle English < Medieval Latin]
con•sid′er•a•bly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.considerable - 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"
big, large - above average in size or number or quantity or magnitude or extent; "a large city"; "set out for the big city"; "a large sum"; "a big (or large) barn"; "a large family"; "big businesses"; "a big expenditure"; "a large number of newspapers"; "a big group of scientists"; "large areas of the world"
inconsiderable - too small or unimportant to merit attention; "passed his life in an inconsiderable village"; "their duties were inconsiderable"; "had no inconsiderable influence"

considerable

adjective
1. large, goodly, much, great, marked, comfortable, substantial, reasonable, tidy, lavish, ample, noticeable, abundant, plentiful, tolerable, appreciable, sizable or sizeable We have already spent a considerable amount of money on repairs.
large small, insignificant, meagre, paltry, insubstantial

considerable

adjective
1. Notably above average in amount, size, or scope:
Informal: tidy.
Translations
كَبير، مُهِم، لا بأس بِه
významnýznačný
betydeligvæsentlig
umtalsverîur
znaten
bir hayliepeyce

considerable

[kənˈsɪdərəbl] ADJconsiderable
a considerable number of applicantsun número considerable de solicitudes
a considerable sum of moneyuna suma considerable de dinero
they achieved a considerable degree of successtuvieron un éxito considerable
we had considerable difficultytuvimos bastante dificultad
I'd been living in England for a or some considerable timellevaba bastante tiempo viviendo en Inglaterra
to a or some considerable extenten gran parte
the building suffered considerable damageel edificio sufrió daños de consideración

considerable

[kənˈsɪdərəbəl] adjconsidérable

considerable

adjbeträchtlich, erheblich; sum of money, achievement alsoansehnlich; loss also, interest, incomegroß; (used admiringly) number, size, achievement, effort etcbeachtlich; to a considerable extent or degreeweitgehend; to face considerable difficultiesmit beträchtlichen or erheblichen or gewaltigen Schwierigkeiten konfrontiert sein; for a or some considerable timefür eine ganze Zeit

considerable

[kənˈsɪdrəbl] adjconsiderevole, notevole
to a considerable extent → in gran parte, in misura notevole

consider

(kənˈsidə) verb
1. to think about (carefully). He considered their comments.
2. to feel inclined towards. I'm considering leaving this job.
3. to take into account. You must consider other people's feelings.
4. to regard as being. They consider him unfit for that job.
conˈsiderable adjective
great. considerable wealth; a considerable number of people.
conˈsiderably adverb
Considerably fewer people came than I expected.
References in classic literature ?
My father and I found that we could not look after the inventing and experimental end, and money matters, too, and as Ned had had considerable experience this way we made him take over those worries," and Tom laughed genially.
I felt a considerable extension of power and authority, and was anxious to acquit myself creditably.
I continued this tour, and in a few days explored a considerable part of the country, each day equally pleased as the first.
Well, I rather thought that--that young Kearney was paying considerable attention to--to--to Jessie," replied her father, with hesitating gravity.
Later, he had engaged in politics, and served a part of two terms in Congress, besides making a considerable figure in both branches of the State legislature.
In my particular case the consolatory topics were close at hand, and, indeed, had suggested themselves to my meditations a considerable time before it was requisite to use them.
There were several more that had been equally great in the field, not one of whom but was persuaded that he had a considerable hand in bringing the war to a happy termination.
Seated at my own table in clear noonday light I saw a person whom, without my previous experience, I should have taken at the first blush for some housemaid who might have stayed at home to look after the place and who, availing herself of rare relief from observation and of the schoolroom table and my pens, ink, and paper, had applied herself to the considerable effort of a letter to her sweetheart.
And as for going as cook, -- though I confess there is considerable glory in that, a cook being a sort of officer on ship-board --yet, somehow, I never fancied broiling fowls; --though once broiled, judiciously buttered, and judgmatically salted and peppered, there is no one who will speak more respectfully, not to say reverentially, of a broiled fowl than I will.
Thereby, the whale commanders are enabled to recognise each other upon the ocean, even at considerable distances, and with no small facility.
Still, it was freshly painted, and made a considerable show.
In one corner of it stood a bed, covered neatly with a snowy spread; and by the side of it was a piece of carpeting, of some considerable size.