Considerable

  • 1 considérable — [ kɔ̃siderabl ] adj. • 1547; de considérer 1 ♦ Vieilli Qui attire la considération à cause de son importance, de sa valeur, de sa qualité. ⇒ éminent, notable, remarquable. Homme considérable. Position, situation considérable. 2 ♦ (1668) Très… …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 2 considerable — Considerable. adj. v. Qui doit estre consideré. Chose considerable. raisons considerables. ouvrage considerable. cela n est pas considerable. il n a rien en luy de considerable. c est un homme fort considerable. il s est rendu considerable. il… …

    Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • 3 considérable — CONSIDÉRABLE. adject. des 2 g. Qui doit être considéré, qui est important, de conséquence, dont on doit faire cas. Raisons considérables. Cela n est pas considérable. C est un homme fort considérable. Il s est rendu considérable. Il tient un rang …

    Dictionnaire de l'Académie Française 1798

  • 4 Considerable — Con*sid er*a*ble (k[o^]n*s[i^]d [ e]r*[.a]*b l), a. [Cf. F. consid[ e]rable.] 1. Worthy of consideration; requiring to be observed, borne in mind, or attended to. [1913 Webster] It is considerable, that some urns have had inscriptions on them… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5 considerable — I adjective abundant, ample, cardinal, commanding, compelling, consequential, dominant, estimable, a good deal of, gravis, great, important, impressive, influential, large, magnus, marked, material, momentous, not to be overlooked, notable,… …

    Law dictionary

  • 6 considerable — meaning ‘much; a lot of’ is used in BrE only of abstract things, such as attention, concern, delay, difficulty, distance, doubt, evidence, expense, experience, improvement, influence, interest, pain, pleasure, progress, sums of money, talent,… …

    Modern English usage

  • 7 considerable — adjetivo 1. (antepuesto / pospuesto) Que es grande o cuantioso: Hay diferencias considerables en los planteamientos de uno y otro. Finalizó la prueba con una considerable ventaja sobre sus más inmediatos perseguidores. Me hizo una oferta… …

    Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española

  • 8 considerable — [adj1] abundant, large ample, appreciable, astronomical, big, bountiful, comfortable, commodious, extensive, goodly, great, hefty, huge, large scale, lavish, major, marked, much, noticeable, plentiful, pretty, reasonable, respectable, sizable,… …

    New thesaurus

  • 9 considerable — [kən sid′er ə bəl] adj. [ME] 1. worth considering; important; noteworthy 2. much or large [considerable success] n. ☆ Chiefly Dial. a large amount or number; much considerably adv …

    English World dictionary

  • 10 considerable — mid 15c., capable of being considered, from M.L. considerabilis worthy to be considered, from L. considerare (see CONSIDER (Cf. consider)). Meaning pretty large is from 1640s (implied in considerably) …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 11 considerable — Considerable. Les choses sont grandement considerables …

    Thresor de la langue françoyse

  • 12 considerable — (De considerar). 1. adj. Digno de consideración. 2. Suficientemente grande, cuantioso o importante …

    Diccionario de la lengua española

  • 13 considerable — ► ADJECTIVE 1) notably large. 2) significant or notable. DERIVATIVES considerably adverb …

    English terms dictionary

  • 14 considérable — (kon si dé ra bl ) adj. 1°   Qui a de la considération, du crédit, de l autorité, de la puissance. •   Déclaration que je sais bien ne pouvoir servir à me rendre considérable dans le monde, DESC. Méth. 6. •   Si jusques à ce point son sort [de… …

    Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • 15 CONSIDÉRABLE — adj. des deux genres Puissant, éminent, digne de considération. C est un personnage fort considérable. Il s est rendu considérable. Il tient un rang considérable.   Il se dit aussi Des choses qui ont de l importance par la grandeur, le nombre, la …

    Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 7eme edition (1835)

  • 16 CONSIDÉRABLE — adj. des deux genres Qui attire la considération par l’autorité, l’influence morale ou sociale. C’est un personnage fort considérable. Il s’est rendu considérable. Il tient un rang considérable. Il signifie aussi Qui mérite d’être considéré en… …

    Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 8eme edition (1935)

  • 17 considerable — 01. Mike has made a [considerable] amount of money investing in the stock market. 02. We re thinking of buying a house now that prices have come down [considerably] in the last year. 03. The gas station is a [considerable] distance from here. 04 …

    Grammatical examples in English

  • 18 considerable — /keuhn sid euhr euh beuhl/, adj. 1. rather large or great in size, distance, extent, etc.: It cost a considerable amount. We took a considerable length of time to decide. 2. worthy of respect, attention, etc.; important; distinguished: a… …

    Universalium

  • 19 considerable — ► adjetivo 1 Que merece ser tenido en cuenta: ■ su teoría económica es, cuando menos, considerable. ANTÓNIMO desdeñable 2 Grande, cuantioso: ■ los desperfectos causados por el incendio fueron considerables. SINÓNIMO enorme extenso …

    Enciclopedia Universal

  • 20 considerable — con|sid|er|a|ble W1S2 [kənˈsıdərəbəl] adj fairly large, especially large enough to have an effect or be important →↑inconsiderable considerable amount/number etc of sth ▪ We ve saved a considerable amount of money. ▪ Michael has already spent… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English