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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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.considerably - to a great extent or degree; "I'm afraid the film was well over budget"; "painting the room white made it seem considerably (or substantially) larger"; "the house has fallen considerably in value"; "the price went up substantially"

considerably

adverb greatly, very much, seriously (informal), significantly, remarkably, substantially, markedly, noticeably, appreciably Their dinner parties had become considerably less formal.

considerably

adverb
To a considerable extent:
Idioms: by a long shot, by a wide margin, by far.
Translations
إلى حَد بَعيد
podstatněznačně
betydeligt
talsvert
značne
precej

considerably

[kənˈsɪdərəblɪ] ADVbastante, considerablemente

considerably

[kənˈsɪdərəbli] adv [vary, change, increase, grow, improve] → considérablement; [differ] → considérablement; [more, less, higher, lower] → nettement

considerably

adv (in comparisons) changed, older, better, grownbeträchtlich, um einiges; (= very) upset, impressedhöchst

considerably

[kənˈsɪdrəblɪ] advnotevolmente, decisamente

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 ?
It was the portly, and, had it possessed the advantage of a little more height, would have been the stately figure of a man considerably in the decline of life, dressed in a black suit of some thin stuff, resembling broadcloth as closely as possible.
Much and deservedly to my own discredit, therefore, and considerably to the detriment of my official conscience, they continued, during my incumbency, to creep about the wharves, and loiter up and down the Custom-House steps.
In most other parts of the ocean, however, where these fish do not so largely abound, their wondrous voracity can be at times considerably diminished, by vigorously stirring them up with sharp whaling-spades, a procedure notwithstanding, which, in some instances, only seems to tickle them into still greater activity.
You observe that in the ordinary swimming position of the Sperm Whale, the front of his head presents an almost wholly vertical plane to the water; you observe that the lower part of that front slopes considerably backwards, so as to furnish more of a retreat for the long socket which receives the boom-like lower jaw; you observe that the mouth is entirely under the head, much in the same way, indeed, as though your own mouth were entirely under your chin.
Fires interested me considerably, because I was get- ting a good deal of an insurance business started, and was also training some horses and building some steam fire-engines, with an eye to a paid fire department by and by.
The fifty dollars had gone promptly for whiskey and had considerably hurried up the change of ownership in the skeleton.
It was more than any one present had ever seen at one time before, though several persons were there who were worth considerably more than that in property.
Feeling a little shy and considerably too young for this assemblage, Rebecca sought the shelter of a friendly face, and seeing Mrs.
There was no want of likeness, she had been fortunate in the attitude, and as she meant to throw in a little improvement to the figure, to give a little more height, and considerably more elegance, she had great confidence of its being in every way a pretty drawing at last, and of its filling its destined place with credit to them botha standing memorial of the beauty of one, the skill of the other, and the friendship of both; with as many other agreeable associations as Mr.
We may treat it as a joke," said he, at last, recovering from the affected laugh which had considerably lengthened out the genuine gaiety of the moment--"but, upon my soul, it is a most serious business.
He seemed to use them rather as instruments to search other people's thoughts, than as agents to reveal his own: the which combination of keenness and reserve was considerably more calculated to embarrass than to encourage.
Young Earnshaw was altered considerably in the three years of his absence.