sizeable
adjective see sizable

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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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 — [[t]sa͟ɪzəb(ə)l[/t]] also sizable ADJ GRADED: usu ADJ n Sizeable 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:… …   English dictionary

  • 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 — sizeableness, n. sizeably, adv. /suy zeuh beuhl/, adj. sizable. * * * …   Universalium

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