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pronunciation:
saIz
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the physical extent or dimensions of anything.
She was surprised at the size of his hands.
synonyms:
breadth, dimension, extent, span
similar words:
magnitude, measure, measurement, proportion
definition 2: measure of relative largeness or smallness according to a graduated scale.
What is your shirt size?
synonyms:
dimension, measure, measurement
similar words:
magnitude
definition 3: dimension, quantity, or amount.
She was happy with the size of her new salary.The size of the city's population has grown to two million.
synonyms:
amount, dimension, magnitude, measure, proportions, quantity, range, scope
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: sized, sizes, sizing
definition 1: to separate or arrange according to size.
The books are first sized; then the ones in each group are arranged in alphabetical order.
similar words:
arrange, array, grade, order, range, rank, rate
definition 2: to make (something) a particular size.
The coat was sized incorrectly; it should be a six, not an eight.
similar words:
adjust, bulk, shrink
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