One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘he escaped with a considerable amount of money’
sizeable, substantial, appreciable, significant
goodly, tolerable, fair, reasonable, tidy, hefty, handsome, comfortable, decent, worthwhile, worth having, worth taking into account
ample, plentiful, abundant, superabundant, great, large, lavish, profuse, generous
informal not to be sneezed at, serious, OK
2‘he turned professional and met with considerable success’
much, a lot of, lots of, a great deal of, plenty of, a fair amount of, great
3‘he became a considerable gentleman cricketer’
distinguished, noteworthy, noted, important, significant, prominent, eminent, influential, illustrious
renowned, celebrated, acclaimed, highly rated, much touted, well thought of, well received, of repute, of high standing, of distinction
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