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considerable

con·sid·er·a·ble

considerable

 
 
pronunciation:
kn sI dr bl
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: large in size, number, extent, or proportion.
Ten miles is a considerable distance for a young child to walk.It was a considerable favor, and she had to think hard before she agreed to do it.During the battle, there were considerable losses on both sides.
 
synonyms:
big, goodly, great, large, substantial
antonyms:
little, nominal, paltry, slender, slight
similar words:
ample, good, heavy, numerous, sizable, tidy
definition 2: worthy of notice or respect; important.
She has a considerable reputation in this town as a civic leader.
synonyms:
estimable, important, noteworthy, remarkable, respectable
antonyms:
insignificant, minor, nominal
similar words:
big, distinguished, extraordinary, illustrious, notable, praiseworthy, significant, substantial
derivation: considerably (adv.)