Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “considerable”

considerable

adjective uk   /kənˈsɪd.ər.ə.bl̩/ us    /-ɚ-/
B2 large or of noticeable importance: The fire caused considerable damage to the church.Very important or urgent
considerably
adverb uk   /-bli/ us  
B2 He's considerably fatter than he was when I knew him.Very important or urgent
(Definition of considerable from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of considerable?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “considerable” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

scrumpy

an alcoholic drink made from apples

Word of the Day

Blog

Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More