Try Our Apps
Dictionary.com

follow Dictionary.com

2017 Word of the Year

considerably

[kuh n-sid-er-uh-blee] /kənˈsɪd ər ə bli/
adverb
1.
to a noteworthy or marked extent; much; noticeably; substantially; amply.
Origin of considerably
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for considerably
Contemporary Examples
Historical Examples
  • Physically he had considerably improved, but mentally he was not yet recovered.

    Brave and Bold Horatio Alger
  • Posthumus is simply a staider Hamlet considerably idealized.

    The Man Shakespeare Frank Harris
  • As is usual in Asiatic warfare, it was considerably pressed.

    The Story of the Malakand Field Force Sir Winston S. Churchill
  • You have interested me considerably, sir, and I should be glad to discuss the matter with you.

    The Fortune Hunter Louis Joseph Vance
  • Disease not only arrested the growth of the population, but reduced it considerably.

    English Villages P. H. Ditchfield

Word of the Day

Nearby words for considerably

Word Value for considerably

20
23
Scrabble Words With Friends