Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In a degree deserving notice; in a degree not trifling or unimportant.
- adv. Significantly; to a degree worth considering.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adv. In a manner or to a degree not trifling or unimportant; greatly; much.
- adv. to a great extent or degree
- considerable + -ly (Wiktionary)
“Indian financiers generally and subgroups therein, such as the ubiquitous Shikarpuri Hindus, stood to gain considerably from the British reorganization of the Kabul accounts, and this was arguably the most basic and consequential aspect of the colonial construction of Afghanistan.”
“[538: 1] But, on the death of Hyginus, a pastorate of unusual length commences, as Pius, by whom he was followed, continued fifteen years in office -- a term considerably more extended than that of any of his five predecessors.”
“Sometimes it's a tradeoff - for example, cars have resulted in considerably cleaner and less smelly streets than horse-drawn carriages, but they created their own pollution and severe political problems.”
“While their mood improved, consumers 'outlook has dimmed considerably from the mid-70s levels earlier in the year, when the economic recovery was faster.”
“But on the city's South Side, the Tribune reports turnout is down considerably from the presidential election.”
“Limbaugh has matured considerably from the "take that bone out of your nose and call me back" days.”
“Those ten currently have zero benefit from a 60-vote requirement, and would gain considerably from a 50-vote requirement.”
“On paper, the Yankees and Girardi are in considerably better shape than they were while winning their 27th World Series title last year.”
“But only Quebec has been successful in considerably revising their pension plan, and they continue to revise it on an annual basis to keep abreast of changes, leaving all the other provinces behind.”
“His final moments shortly afterwards are gorgeously manic and rightly expanded considerably from the few lines Gollum's demise gets in the original text.”
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