Sizable Siz"a*ble, a. 1. Of considerable size or bulk. ``A sizable volume.'' --Bp. Hurd. [1913 Webster]

2. Being of reasonable or suitable size; as, sizable timber; sizable bulk. --Arbuthnot. [1913 Webster]

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  • sizable — index appreciable, considerable, major, prodigious (enormous), substantial Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

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  • sizable — [sī′zə bəl] adj. quite large or bulky: also sizeable sizableness n. sizably adv …   English World dictionary

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  • sizable — or sizeable adjective Date: 1613 fairly large ; considerable < a sizable donation > • sizableness noun • sizably adverb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • sizable — sizableness, n. sizably, adv. /suy zeuh beuhl/, adj. 1. of considerable size; fairly large: He inherited a sizable fortune. 2. Obs. of convenient or suitable size. Also, sizeable. [1605 15; SIZE1 + ABLE] * * * …   Universalium

  • sizable — siz|a|ble [ saızəbl ] adjective fairly large: SUBSTANTIAL: a sizable income …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • sizable — var. of SIZEABLE. * * * sizable variant of sizeable …   Useful english dictionary

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  • sizable — I (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) a. big, large, considerable, great, hefty, *whopping, respectable, king size, industrial size, huge. ANT.: small, tiny, piddling II (Roget s Thesaurus II) also sizeable adjective 1. Notably above average in amount,… …   English dictionary for students

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