Definition of sizeable in English:

sizeable

(also sizable)

adjective

  • Fairly large.

    ‘a sizeable proportion of the population’
    ‘a sizeable apartment’
    • ‘The night was slow in comparison to the summer months, but a sizable crowd remained nevertheless.’
    • ‘All told a sizeable sum was raised over the years and considerable service given to the community.’
    • ‘Both sides engaged in an entertaining encounter which drew applause from the sizeable crowd.’
    • ‘Pubs had even ordered extra beer and glasses with a sizeable crowd expected.’
    • ‘That night a National Gallery show of four artists opened with a sizable crowd in attendance.’
    • ‘At least you have a family sizable enough to create an Thanksgiving-style crowd.’
    • ‘There was a sizable crowd on the pier where crews, supporters and on-lookers were gathered to watch the racing.’
    • ‘Nobody can take it as guaranteed that just because you make a sizeable investment you will see a decent return.’
    • ‘Unfortunately, there seemed to be only two fish swimming in the fairly sizable tank.’
    • ‘If someone shows me evidence that destroys my world view, or even shakes it sizeably, then I will stop being an atheist.’
    • ‘Over the last two years the bank rates have been cut sizeably, as the inflation rates were low and the bank rates were pruned to match with the real interest rates.’
    • ‘This points to some serious problems for a sizeable proportion of the working population.’
    • ‘The match was played in springtime sunshine at the Dundalk Road venue to a sizeable crowd.’
    • ‘There are real and in some cases sizable sex differences with respect to some cognitive abilities.’
    • ‘Heroin use on a sizable scale is a fairly recent development in Limerick.’
    • ‘He emphasized that a sizable proportion comprised fairly recent arrivals in the party.’
    • ‘As you can imagine, having such high profile talent draws a sizable crowd of followers.’
    • ‘Bidding to close the sizeable gap between her and Cian O'Connor, she put in a determined effort.’
    • ‘Nevertheless, the sizeable crowd was ready to rock by the time the band took to the stage.’
    fairly large, substantial, considerable, respectable, significant, largish, biggish, decent, decent-sized, generous, handsome
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Pronunciation

sizeable

/ˈsʌɪzəb(ə)l/