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Definitions for considerable
kənˈsɪd ər ə bəlcon·sid·er·able

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word considerable.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. considerableadjective

    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"

Wiktionary

  1. considerableadjective

    Significant; worth considering.

    I've spent a considerable amount of time on this.

  2. considerableadjective

    Large in amount.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Considerableadjective

    worthy of consideration, borne in mind, or attended to

    Etymology: [Cf. F. considrable.]

  2. Considerableadjective

    of some distinction; noteworthy; influential; respectable; -- said of persons

    Etymology: [Cf. F. considrable.]

  3. Considerableadjective

    of importance or value

    Etymology: [Cf. F. considrable.]

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'considerable' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1020

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'considerable' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2449

  3. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'considerable' in Adjectives Frequency: #127

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of considerable in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of considerable in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of considerable in a Sentence

  1. Soner Cagaptay:

    The Erdogan-Trump part of the U.S.-Turkey relationship is really the only component of it that is currently working right now, confidence between government agencies of both countries has eroded and there is considerable anger towards the U.S. in Turkey and vice versa.

  2. Saul Bass:

    There is nothing glamorous in what I do. I'm a working man. Perhaps I'm luckier than most in that I receive considerable satisfaction from doing useful work which I, and sometimes others, think is good.

  3. Royal Marines.Jenny Afia:

    All these allegations are false as the Mail on Sunday and the MailOnline have now accepted, albeit after considerable damage was already done.

  4. Micron CEO Sanjay Mehrota:

    There is obviously considerable uncertainty here.

  5. Anthony Fauci:

    You can understand that when people have been following a certain trend for a considerable period of time that it may take time for them to adjust, i would not say that's irrational. I would say that's understandable.

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