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By a notably large amount or to a notably large extent; greatly.‘things have improved considerably over the last few years’[as submodifier] ‘a considerably higher density’
greatly, much, very much, a great deal, a lot, lots, a fair amountsignificantly, substantially, appreciably, markedly, noticeably, materially, signallyplenty, seriouslyView synonyms
- ‘The obvious answer is that the state has got considerably larger under Labour.’
- ‘Getting legislation through the Senate in particular will be considerably easier.’
- ‘In truth, much of her verse is as light as souffle but has considerably more substance.’
- ‘He would be interesting to talk to because he knows considerably more about it than me.’
- ‘Most things got a little more than the starting price, some considerably more.’
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