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considerable meaning

EN[kənˈsɪdəɹəbl]
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FR considérable

    Definition of considerable in English Dictionary

  • AdjectiveCOMmore considerableSUPmost considerablePREcon-SUF-able
    1. Significant; worth considering.
      1. I've spent a considerable amount of time on this. ‎
    2. Large in amount.
      1. Then there came a reg'lar terror of a sou'wester same as you don't get one summer in a thousand, and blowed the shanty flat and ripped about half of the weir poles out of the sand. We spent consider'ble money getting 'em reset, and then a swordfish got into the pound and tore the nets all to slathers, right in the middle of the squiteague season.
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    1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
      • I decided, with considerable trepidation, to let him drive my car without me.
      • As early as 1881, the possibilists had won considerable backing in Parisian municipal elections;
      • We had a considerable tight scratch with about an equal number of the British.
    2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
      • The side effects of the treatment course, which involves surgery, craniospinal radiation therapy and intensive chemotherapy, are considerable.
  • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
    1. Adjectives
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    1. en considerableness
    Source: Wiktionary

    Meaning of considerable for the defined word.

    Grammatically, this word "considerable" is an adjective.
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