Definition of sizable in US English:

sizable

(also sizeable)

adjective

  • Fairly large.

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

sizable

/ˈsaɪzəb(ə)l//ˈsīzəb(ə)l/