Considerably
Considerably Con*sid"er*a*bly, adv. In a manner or to a degree not trifling or unimportant; greatly; much. [1913 Webster]

The breeds . . . differ considerably from each other. --Darwin. [1913 Webster]


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  • considerably — [adv] significantly appreciably, far, greatly, markedly, noticeably, quite, rather, remarkably, somewhat, substantially, very much, well; concept 569 Ant. insignificantly, little, slightly, unappreciably, unremarkably …   New thesaurus

  • considerably — con|sid|er|a|bly [ kən sıd(ə)rəbli ] adverb * a lot: It was considerably colder in the mountains. Twenty five dollars was considerably more than he expected to pay. The courses vary considerably in length, level, and objectives …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • considerably */*/ — UK [kənˈsɪd(ə)rəblɪ] / US adverb a lot It was considerably colder in the mountains. Twenty five dollars was considerably more than he expected to pay. The courses vary considerably in length, level, and objectives …   English dictionary

  • considerably — adv. Considerably is used with these adjectives: ↑better, ↑slow, ↑worse Considerably is used with these verbs: ↑advance, ↑alleviate, ↑alter, ↑benefit, ↑boost, ↑brighten, ↑change, ↑ …   Collocations dictionary

  • considerably — con|sid|er|a|bly W3S3 [kənˈsıdərəbli] adv much or a lot ▪ It s considerably colder today. ▪ Conditions have improved considerably over the past few years …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • considerably — adverb considerably more/colder/higher etc much more, much colder etc: It s considerably colder today …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • considerably — adverb to a great extent or degree (Freq. 19) I m afraid the film was well over budget painting the room white made it seem considerably (or substantially) larger the house has fallen considerably in value the price went up substantially • Syn:… …   Useful english dictionary

  • considerably — adverb Significantly; to a degree worth considering. The situation has improved considerably …   Wiktionary

  • considerably — adverb alcoholic drinks vary considerably in strength Syn: greatly, much, very much, a great deal, a lot, lots; significantly, substantially, appreciably, markedly, noticeably; informal plenty, seriously …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • considerably — [kənˈsɪd(ə)rəbli] adv a lot It was considerably colder in the mountains.[/ex] …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

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