Meaning of considerable

con•sid•er•a•ble

Pronunciation: (kun-sid'ur-u-bul), [key]
— 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 considerable person.
—n.
  1. much; not a little: He has done considerable for the community.
—adv.
  1. (older use). considerably; noticeably; much: I'm feeling considerable better now.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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