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  Definition of size
  1. the property resulting from being one of a series of graduated measurements (as of clothing); "he wears a size 13 shoe"
  2. the physical magnitude of something (how big it is); "a wolf is about the size of a large dog"
  3. a large magnitude; "he blanched when he saw the size of the bill"; "the only city of any size in that area"
  4. the actual state of affairs; "that''s the size of the situation"; "she hates me, that''s about the size of it"
  5. any glutinous material used to fill pores in surfaces or to stiffen fabrics; "size gives body to a fabric"
  6. make to a size; bring to a suitable size
  7. sort according to size
  8. cover or stiffen or glaze a porous material with size or sizing (a glutinous substance)
  9. (used in combination) sized; "the economy-size package"; "average-size house"
Similar Words: size of it, sizing

 

See Also: size up, take stock, scrutinize, scrutinise

 

Hyponyms: extra large, large, number, octavo, eightvo, 8vo, outsize, petite, quarto, 4to, regular, small, stout, circumference, perimeter, largeness, bigness, smallness, littleness, distance, length, scale, resize

 

Attributes: large, big, small, little

 

Derivational Morphology: sizing

 

 
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