HyperDic: considerable

English > 1 sense of the word considerable:
ADJECTIVEallconsiderablelarge or relatively large in number or amount or extent or degree
considerable > pronunciation
Soundskahnsih'derahbahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > considerable: 1 sense > adjective 1
Meaninglarge or relatively large in number or amount or extent or degree.
Examples
  • "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"
NarrowerappreciableEnough to be estimated or measured
goodly, goodish, healthy, hefty, respectable, sizable, sizeable, tidylarge in amount or extent or degree
right smart(Southern or Midland) considerable
significant, substantialFairly large
See alsolarge, bigAbove average in size or number or quantity or magnitude or extent
OppositeinconsiderableToo small or unimportant to merit attention
Spanishconsiderable, importante
Catalanapreciable, considerable, important
Adverbsconsiderablyto a great extent or degree

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