What does considerable mean?

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. considerable(adj)

    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. considerable(Adjective)

    Significant; worth considering.

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

  2. considerable(Adjective)

    Large in amount.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Considerable(adj)

    worthy of consideration, borne in mind, or attended to

    Etymology: [Cf. F. considrable.]

  2. Considerable(adj)

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

    Etymology: [Cf. F. considrable.]

  3. Considerable(adj)

    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

How to pronounce considerable?

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    Daniel
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    British
    Karen
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    Australian
    Veena
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    Indian

How to say considerable in sign language?

  1. considerable

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. Volvo Chief Executive Hakan Samuelsson:

    On a component level, I see considerable cost savings. Most important is the development side. The engineers will get the resources to take the next step to develop top-notch hybrid engines.

  2. Miss Piggy:

    After careful thought, thoughtful consideration and considerable squabbling, Kermit the Frog and moi have made the difficult decision to terminate our romantic relationship.

  3. Kingston Reif:

    Over the past decade, it has invested considerable resources in its nuclear and ballistic missile programs, and undertaken extensive nuclear and missile testing in order to realize the capability to threaten the Kingston Reif homeland with missile attack. As a result, North Korea has neared the time when it could credibly do so.

  4. Veryan Khan:

    According to the Algerian security forces, Safieddine al-Mauritani and another member of the group were traveling to Mali in a four-wheel vehicle loaded with arms and a considerable amount of cash to execute attacks.

  5. Robert Heinlein, Time Enough for Love (1972):

    History does not record anywhere at any time a religion that has any rational basis. Religion is a crutch for people not strong enough to stand up to the unknown without help. But, like dandruff, most people do have a religion and spend time and money on it and seem to derive considerable pleasure from fiddling with it.

Images & Illustrations of considerable

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