Skip to definition.
Get the FREE one-click dictionary software for Windows or the iPhone/iPad and Android apps

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

Sounds like: six, sics, size, sighs, ps

Derived forms: sized, sizes, sizing

See also: big, large, little, scrutinise [Brit], sized, small

Type of: assort, change magnitude, class, classify, coat, filler, magnitude, property, separate, situation, sort, sort out, state of affairs, surface

Encyclopedia: Size, Nicholas