Definition of sizeable in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈsʌɪzəb(ə)l/
(also sizable)


Fairly large: a sizeable proportion of the population a sizeable apartment
More example sentences
  • He emphasized that a sizable proportion comprised fairly recent arrivals in the party.
  • This points to some serious problems for a sizeable proportion of the working population.
  • Heroin use on a sizable scale is a fairly recent development in Limerick.
fairly large, substantial, considerable, respectable, significant, largish, biggish, decent, decent-sized, generous, handsome;
Scottish & Northern English  bonny
informal tidy, not to be sneezed at, serious
archaic goodly



Pronunciation: /ˈsʌɪzəbli/
Example sentences
  • After the setting up of these camps, poaching along the border areas have sizeably been reduced.
  • Dating from 1980, the semi-detached house has been sizably extended to the rear to provide 131 square metres of accommodation over three levels and comes to the market in walk-in condition.
  • Both organizations had grown sizably since the late 1870's.
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