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"
Significant; worth considering.
I've spent a considerable amount of time on this.
Large in amount.
worthy of consideration, borne in mind, or attended to
of some distinction; noteworthy; influential; respectable; -- said of persons
of importance or value
Origin: [Cf. F. considrable.]
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Rank popularity for the word 'considerable' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1020
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'considerable' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2449
Rank popularity for the word 'considerable' in Adjectives Frequency: #127
The numerical value of considerable in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of considerable in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
Examples of considerable in a Sentence
There's considerable danger with the tide coming up.
Some women simply cannot complete a day’s activities without considerable stress.
These travel trailers were picked up, thrown a considerable distance and just mangled.
Tourism's a big source of income nowadays, they're making considerable money off tourists.
We should expect these kinds of patterns to occur, there is considerable annual variability.
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Translations for considerable
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- важен, голям, значителенBulgarian
- considerable, apreciableCatalan, Valencian
- beträchtlich, erheblich, beachtlichGerman
- قابل توجهPersian
- huomattava, varteenotettava, melkoinenFinnish
- tetemes, tekintélyesHungarian
- ievērojams, redzamsLatvian
- aanzienlijk, geruim, beduidend, aanmerkelijkDutch
- znaczący, znacznyPolish
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