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small

 
 
pronunciation:
smawl
parts of speech:
adjective, adverb, noun
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part of speech: adjective
inflections: smaller, smallest
definition 1: relatively little in size, number, or amount.
synonyms:
bantam, little, minor, slight
antonyms:
ample, big, capacious, generous, large, numerous, prodigious, sizable, tall
similar words:
diminutive, itty-bitty, light, low, mean, miniature, nominal, slim, teeny, tiny, wee
definition 2: of limited importance; trivial.
synonyms:
insignificant, nugatory, petty, slight, trifling, trivial
antonyms:
big, important, major, significant, substantial
similar words:
inappreciable, inconsequential, lesser, little, minor, negligible, niggling, nominal, paltry, picayune, unimportant
definition 3: having relatively little property or business.
a small landowner
synonyms:
minor, modest
similar words:
humble, lesser, moderate, unpretentious
definition 4: narrow, petty, or mean in spirit.
It is a small man who cannot admit his mistakes.
synonyms:
petty, small-minded
antonyms:
large
similar words:
insular, limited, little, mean, narrow, narrow-minded, provincial
definition 5: very young.
a small child
synonyms:
little, young
similar words:
baby, wee
definition 6: relatively weak in volume.
a small voice
synonyms:
faint, feeble, weak
antonyms:
loud
similar words:
delicate, light, muted, subdued
 
part of speech: adverb
definition 1: in a small manner.
She thinks small.
similar words:
narrowly
definition 2: into small portions.
 
part of speech: noun
definition: the narrow lower part of the back.
derivation: smallness (n.)
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