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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 ?
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 see," said the Lightning, as it crept past him inch by inch, "I can travel considerably faster than you.
His road home lay across a stream into which his Ass, making a false step, fell by accident and rose up again with his load considerably lighter, as the water melted the sack.
Tho' my Charms are now considerably softened and somewhat impaired by the Misfortunes I have undergone, I was once beautiful.
1) In diction, dialect and style it is obviously dependent upon Homer, and is therefore considerably later than the "Iliad" and "Odyssey": moreover, as we have seen, it is in revolt against the romantic school, already grown decadent, and while the digamma is still living, it is obviously growing weak, and is by no means uniformly effective.
The earliest version of "Tamerlane" was included in the suppressed volume of 1827, but differs very considerably from the poem as now published.
Though the troops were ill-clad, exhausted, and had lost a third of their number in killed, wounded, sick, and stragglers; though a number of sick and wounded had been abandoned on the other side of the Danube with a letter in which Kutuzov entrusted them to the humanity of the enemy; and though the big hospitals and the houses in Krems converted into military hospitals could no longer accommodate all the sick and wounded, yet the stand made at Krems and the victory over Mortier raised the spirits of the army considerably.
For a long time all went well; they lived in great comfort, and prospered so far as to be able to add considerably to their stores.
There I stayed for some time at a private hotel in the Strand, leading a comfortless, meaningless existence, and spending such money as I had, considerably more freely than I ought.
I was not ashamed of it at all; for, though plain, I had taken good care not to shabby or mean, and should have been pretty considerably at my ease, if my condescending hostess had not taken such manifest pains to make me so; and, as for the magnificence that surrounded her, nothing that met my eyes struck me or affected me half so much as her own altered appearance.
In which light their wretchedness appeared now to Fortune herself; for she at length took pity on this miserable couple, and considerably lessened the wretched state of Partridge, by putting a final end to that of his wife, who soon after caught the small-pox, and died.
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.