Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Variant of sizable.

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  • adj. fairly large

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • See sizable.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. fairly large
  • adj. large in amount or extent or degree

Etymologies

size +‎ -able (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • At least they can credit you with bring in sizeable tourism.

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  • But if the failure of the cablegram on that first day may be called an immense disaster, where is the dictionary that can turn out a phrase sizeable enough to describe the tenth day's failure?

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  • The buried material had "overflowed" its excavation site and was growing into what some described as a sizeable mound.

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  • The yield on the benchmark 10-year Italian bond peaked earlier Wednesday at 7.09%, despite what some traders described as sizeable bond purchases by the ECB, before dipping back to 6.95% around 1548 GMT.

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  • But misdial a toll-free number and you could wind up connected to a con artist who wants to sneak a sizeable charge on to your phone bill.

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  • I felt that the Caribbean needed to support its Chinese people, she says, referring to the sizeable Chinese communities in Trinidad and Jamaica.

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  • Located behind the library is what can only be described as a sizeable restoration project.

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  • Naturally, Roscommon town is the county town, and elsewhere only Boyle could be described as a sizeable town within the county boundaries.

    American Chronicle

  • Word already is out that a "sizeable" number of D.C. public school teachers will be losing their jobs due to sub-par evauations under IMPACT, the school system's new teacher evaluation program.

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  • But Mr. Eldaief said he expects GE to have a "sizeable" capacity at the site to support the requirements of the U.K. and European market.

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