Dictionary source: Spanish English Learner's Dictionary
Spanish to English translation of bastante (n.) = a good deal of ; a great deal of ; enough ; plenty of ; pretty much ; substantive ; plenty ; a good many ; numerable ; fair share. Ex: There is a good deal of scope for users and novice cataloguers to find difficulty in identifying the appropriate heading for many of the works which are the responsibility of corporate bodies. Ex: As earlier sections amply demonstrate, there is a great deal of choice with regards to data bases. Ex: Also, the supplier with a number of clients has enough maintenance income to justify the establishment of a sound maintenance service. Ex: There are plenty of omission failures of this sort, and they litter most of the Hennepin County Library Cataloging Bulletins. Ex: Of course, suspicion always arises that both are weak; for where the library is a vital force, the public is usually pretty much alive to its worth. Ex: In Zimbabwe out of the seven universities with substantive librarians in the country, six of them were headed by women. Ex: One of the great glories of books is that there are plenty to suit everybody, no matter what our taste, our mood, our intellectual ability, age or living experience. Ex: A good many heavily gilt retailers' bindings (such as the small English devotional books that were sold in large numbers from the 1560s until the later seventeenth century) were indeed intended to look expensive while really being cheaply executed. Ex: During the past decade both groups have developed numerable measures to assess creative potential. Ex: Some librarians complain that they are not getting a fair share of these funds. ---- * ayudar bastante a = go + a long way (towards/to/in) + Gerundio. * bastante + Adjetivo = fairly + Adjetivo ; pretty + Adjetivo ; rather + Adjetivo ; reasonably + Adjetivo. * bastante + Adjetivo/Adverbio = quite + Adjetivo/Adverbio. * bastante a menudo = quite often. * bastante bien = good enough ; rather well ; fairly + Verbo. * bastante desarrollado = well-developed. * bastante extenso = longish. * bastante general = wide-ranging [wide ranging]. * bastante grande = largish. * bastante largo = longish. * bastante lejos de = well away from. * bastante malo = third rate [third-rate]. * bastante más = rather more. * bastante para todos = enough to go round. * bastantes = quite a few. * bastante tiempo = ample time. * con bastante antelación = well in advance ; far in advance. * con bastante frecuencia = quite frequently ; fairly often ; quite often. * dar bastante importancia a = place + great store on. * dejar bastante que desear = leave + a lot to be desired ; leave + much to be desired. * dormir (lo) bastante = sleep + enough. * es bastante = that's enough. * estar bastante acostumbrado a = be all too familiar with. * estar bastante alejado = be a distance apart. * estar bastante alejado de = be well away from. * ganar bastante dinero = make + good money ; earn + good money. * ir bastante bien = go + pretty well. * jardín (muy/bastante) maduro = well-established garden ; mature garden. * lo bastante = long enough. * lo bastante elevado = high enough. * lo bastante extenso = adequately scoped. * no lo bastante lejos = not far enough. * Participio Pasado + bastante bueno = decently + Participio Pasado. * planear con (bastante) antelación = plan + (well) ahead. * que necesita bastante dedicación = time-consuming [time consuming]. * que necesita bastante dedicación de personal = staff-intensive [staff intensive]. * que necesita bastante mano de obra = labour-intensive [labour intensive]. * remontarse bastante en el tiempo = go back + a long way. * salir bastante bien = go + pretty well. * tener ya bastante entre manos = have + enough on + Posesivo + plate. * tener ya bastantes problemas = have + enough on + Posesivo + plate. * ya hace bastante tiempo = for quite a while now. * ya hemos hablado bastante de = so much for. * ya + ser + bastante = enough + be + enough.