Considerable

Con*sid"er*a*ble

(kn*sd"r**b'l), a. [Cf. F. considrable.] 1. Worthy of consideration; requiring to be observed, borne in mind, or attended to.
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It is considerable, that some urns have had inscriptions on them expressing that the lamps were burning.
Bp. Wilkins.
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Eternity is infinitely the most considerable duration.
Tillotson.
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2. Of some distinction; noteworthy; influential; respectable; -- said of persons.
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You are, indeed, a very considerable man.
Junius.
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3. Of importance or value.
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In painting, not every action, nor every person, is considerable enough to enter into the cloth.
Dryden.
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A considerable sum of money.
Prescott.
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