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adjective
Sizable  adj.  
1.
Of considerable size or bulk. "A sizable volume."
2.
Being of reasonable or suitable size; as, sizable timber; sizable bulk.






Collaborative International Dictionary of English 0.48








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"Sizable" Quotes from Famous Books



... could only get a satisfactory lunch for a reasonable amount of money!" sighs the wife of John in every sizable city in the United States, where work and ...
— How To Write Special Feature Articles • Willard Grosvenor Bleyer

... boasts a prosperous and stable socialist market economy with a sizable proportion of nationalized industry and extensive welfare benefits. Thanks to an excellent raw material endowment, a technically skilled labor force, and strong links to German industrial firms, Austria occupies specialized niches in European industry and services ...
— The 1993 CIA World Factbook • United States. Central Intelligence Agency.

... forthwith pricked me into the arm, whereon I caught up a sizable timber to my defence but found it avail me no whit against her skill and nimbleness, for thrice her blade leapt and thrice I flinched to the sharp bite of her steel, until, goaded thus and what with her devilish mockery and my own helplessness, I fell to raging anger and hauled my timber full ...
— Martin Conisby's Vengeance • Jeffery Farnol

... intelligence agencies focused more on a bipolar world and built sizable organizations to collect information on "the other side." This same intelligence structure, in the main, is in place today facing a multipolar world, where any number of power structures-whether they be states, international organizations, or even small groups ...
— Shock and Awe - Achieving Rapid Dominance • Harlan K. Ullman and James P. Wade

... loss to resolve it; but I think I can answer it now. I will suppose myself born a thousand years before Noah was born or thought of. I rise with the sun; I worship; I prepare my breakfast; I swallow a bucket of goat's milk and a dozen good sizable cakes. I fasten a new string to my bow, and my youngest boy, a lad of about thirty years of age, having played with my arrows till he has stript off all the feathers, I find myself obliged to repair them. The morning is thus spent ...
— The Best of the World's Classics, Restricted to Prose, Vol. IV (of X)—Great Britain and Ireland II • Various



Words linked to "Sizable" :   healthy, large, respectable, hefty, tidy, considerable



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