- also sizableADJ-GRADED: usu ADJ nSizeable means fairly large.
Harry has inherited the house and a sizeable chunk of land that surrounds it...
These polls give a very sizeable vote to the candidate of the M19 Movement.Syn:
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sizeable — also sizable, 1610s, from SIZE (Cf. size) + ABLE (Cf. able). Related: Sizeably; sizeableness … Etymology dictionary
sizeable — with an e in the middle, is the recommended spelling … Modern English usage
sizeable — (also sizable) ► ADJECTIVE ▪ fairly large. DERIVATIVES sizeably adverb … English terms dictionary
sizeable — size|a|ble sizable [ˈsaızəbəl] adj fairly large sizeable amount/number ▪ a sizeable amount of money sizeable proportion/portion/minority (of sth) ▪ Part time students make up a sizeable proportion of the college population … Dictionary of contemporary English
sizeable — adj. Sizeable is used with these nouns: ↑chunk, ↑donation, ↑fraction, ↑investment, ↑lead, ↑majority, ↑minority, ↑percentage, ↑portion, ↑proportion, ↑slice, ↑ … Collocations dictionary
sizeable — adjective fairly large: a sizeable cash payment … Longman dictionary of contemporary English
sizeable — UK [ˈsaɪzəb(ə)l] / US adjective fairly large a sizeable income … English dictionary
sizeable — /ˈsaɪzəbəl / (say suyzuhbuhl) adjective 1. of considerable size; fairly large: he inherited a sizeable fortune. 2. Obsolete of convenient size. Also, sizable. –sizeableness, noun –sizeably, adverb … Australian English dictionary
sizeable — adjective see sizable … New Collegiate Dictionary
sizeable — sizeableness, n. sizeably, adv. /suy zeuh beuhl/, adj. sizable. * * * … Universalium