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also size·a·ble  (sī′zə-bəl)
Of considerable size; fairly large.

siz′a·ble·ness n.
siz′a·bly adv.
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(ˈsaɪzəbəl) or


quite large
ˈsizableness, ˈsizeableness n
ˈsizably, ˈsizeably adv
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or size•a•ble

(ˈsaɪ zə bəl)

of considerable size; fairly large.
siz′a•ble•ness, n.
siz′a•bly, adv.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.sizable - fairly largesizable - fairly large; "a sizable fortune"; "an ample waistline"; "of ample proportions"
big, large - above average in size or number or quantity or magnitude or extent; "a large city"; "set out for the big city"; "a large sum"; "a big (or large) barn"; "a large family"; "big businesses"; "a big expenditure"; "a large number of newspapers"; "a big group of scientists"; "large areas of the world"
2.sizable - large in amount or extent or degree; "it cost a considerable amount"; "a goodly amount"; "received a hefty bonus"; "a respectable sum"; "a tidy sum of money"; "a sizable fortune"
considerable - large or relatively large in number or amount or extent or degree; "a considerable quantity"; "the economy was a considerable issue in the campaign"; "went to considerable trouble for us"; "spent a considerable amount of time on the problem"
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also sizeable
1. Notably above average in amount, size, or scope:
Informal: tidy.
2. Somewhat big:
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