HyperDic: size

English > 9 senses of the word size:
NOUNattributesizethe physical magnitude of something (how big it is)
attributesizethe property resulting from being one of a series of graduated measurements (as of clothing)
substancesize, sizingany glutinous material used to fill pores in surfaces or to stiffen fabrics
statesize, size of itthe actual state of affairs
attributesizea large magnitude
VERBcontactsizecover or stiffen or glaze a porous material with size or sizing (a glutinous substance)
cognitionsizesort according to size
changesizemake to a size
ADJECTIVEallsize(used in combination) sized
size > pronunciation
Soundssay'z
Rhymesactualize ... womanize: 266 rhymes with ayz...
English > size: 9 senses > adjective 1
Meaning(used in combination) sized.
Examples
  • "the economy-size package"
  • "average-size house"
BroadersizedHaving a specified size
Usage ofcombining formA bound form used only in compounds
English > size: 9 senses > noun 1, attribute
MeaningThe physical magnitude of something (how big it is).
Example"a wolf is about the size of a large dog"
Attributeslarge, bigAbove average in size or number or quantity or magnitude or extent
small, littleLimited or below average in number or quantity or magnitude or extent
Narrowercircumference, perimeterThe size of something as given by the distance around it
distance, lengthsize of the gap between two places
largeness, bignessThe property of having a relatively great size
smallness, littlenessThe property of having a relatively small size
BroadermagnitudeThe property of relative size or extent (whether large or small)
Spanishmedida, tamaño
Catalangrandària, mida
Verbssizemake to a size
sizesort according to size
English > size: 9 senses > noun 2, attribute
MeaningThe property resulting from being one of a series of graduated measurements (as of clothing).
Example"he wears a size 13 shoe"
Narrowerextra largeA garment size for a very large person
largeA garment size for a large person
numberA clothing measurement
octavo, eightvo, 8voThe size of a book whose pages are made by folding a sheet of paper three times to form eight leaves
outsizeAn unusual garment size (especially one that is very large)
petiteA garment size for short or slender women
quarto, 4toThe size of a book whose pages are made by folding a sheet of paper twice to form four leaves
regularA garment size for persons of average height and weight
smallA garment size for a small person
stoutA garment size for a large or heavy person
tallA garment size for a tall person
BroaderpropertyA basic or essential attribute shared by all members of a class
Spanishtalla
Catalantalla
Verbssizemake to a size
sizesort according to size
English > size: 9 senses > noun 3, substance
MeaningAny glutinous material used to fill pores in surfaces or to stiffen fabrics.
Example"size gives body to a fabric"
Synonymsizing
BroaderfillerUsed for filling cracks or holes in a surface
Spanishcaptura
Verbssizecover or stiffen or glaze a porous material with size or sizing (a glutinous substance)
English > size: 9 senses > noun 4, state
MeaningThe actual state of affairs.
Examples
  • "that's the size of the situation"
  • "she hates me, that's about the size of it"
Synonymsize of it
Broadersituation, state of affairsThe general state of things
Usage ofcolloquialismA colloquial expression
Spanishmagnitud, realidad, tamaño
English > size: 9 senses > noun 5, attribute
MeaningA large magnitude.
Examples
  • "he blanched when he saw the size of the bill"
  • "the only city of any size in that area"
BroadermagnitudeThe property of relative size or extent (whether large or small)
English > size: 9 senses > verb 1, contact
MeaningCover or stiffen or glaze a porous material with size or sizing (a glutinous substance) .
PatternSomebody ----s something
Broadercoat, surfacePut a coat on
Nounssize, sizingany glutinous material used to fill pores in surfaces or to stiffen fabrics
English > size: 9 senses > verb 2, cognition
Meaningsort according to size.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Broaderclassify, class, sort, assort, sort out, separateArrange or order by classes or categories / categories
Catalanclassificar per la mida
Nounssizethe physical magnitude of something (how big it is)
sizethe property resulting from being one of a series of graduated measurements (as of clothing)
English > size: 9 senses > verb 3, change
Meaningmake to a size; bring to a suitable size.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Narrowerresizechange the size of
scalesize / size or measure according to a scale
Broaderchange magnitudechange in size or magnitude
See alsosize upto look at critically or searchingly, or in minute detail
Nounssizethe physical magnitude of something (how big it is)
sizethe property resulting from being one of a series of graduated measurements (as of clothing)

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