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Princeton's WordNet

  1. well, considerably, substantiallyadverb

    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"


  1. considerablyadverb

    Significantly; to a degree worth considering.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Considerablyadverb

    Etymology: from considerable.

    And Europe still considerably gains,
    Both by their good example and their pains. Wentworth Dillon.

    I desire no sort of favour so much, as that of serving you more considerably than I have been yet able to do. Alexander Pope.


  1. considerably

    Considerably generally means to a notably large extent or degree. It implies that something is substantial or significantly different in size, amount, extent, or degree.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Considerablyadverb

    in a manner or to a degree not trifling or unimportant; greatly; much

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'considerably' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3357

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'considerably' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4397

  3. Adverbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'considerably' in Adverbs Frequency: #247

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of considerably in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of considerably in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of considerably in a Sentence

  1. Capital Economics:

    Things have undoubtedly got considerably worse since November, but this is yet to be reflected in hard data.

  2. Germany Economy Minister Sigmar Gabriel:

    I believe we're going to have to put considerably more of the transmission lines underground because otherwise more people will oppose the lines, i believe we need a willingness, in particular the financial willingness, to put more cables underground. The technology for that has improved considerably in recent years.

  3. Voltaire:

    I believe that there never was a creator of a philosophical system who did not confess at the end of his life that he had wasted his time. It must be admitted that the inventors of the mechanical arts have been much more useful to men that the inventors of syllogisms. He who imagined a ship towers considerably above him who imagined innate ideas.

  4. Forest McDonald:

    Americans who had traveled in Europe knew the 'free' European peasants suffered considerably greater oppression and misery than did American bondsman. Modern scholarship has shown that the exploitation rate -- the percentage of the worker's production that was taken from him by his owners -- was lower among the slaves than among European peasants, that work loads were light, and that slaves actually experienced a considerable measure of personal freedom.

  5. Joel Wells:

    We have adjusted considerably in Brazil over the last year or two given the twin deficits and political risk. Our investments there are tactical or deep value based, but we are considerably underweight.

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