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Definitions of size

  1. At Cambridge University to order food or drink from the buttery. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  2. To cover with size; to prepare with size. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. To fix the standard of. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. To adjust or arrange according to size or bulk. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. To take the height of men, in order to place them in the ranks according to their stature. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. To sift, as pieces of ore or metal, in order to separate the finer from the coarser parts. Webster Dictionary DB
  7. To swell; to increase the bulk of. Webster Dictionary DB
  8. To bring or adjust anything exactly to a required dimension, as by cutting. Webster Dictionary DB
  9. To prepare or cover with size, or thin glue; arrange in order of height, bulk, volume, or extent. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  10. To arrange according to size. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  11. To cover with size. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  12. To prepare with size. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  13. To treat with size. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  14. A thin, weak glue used in various trades, as in painting, bookbinding, paper making, etc. Webster Dictionary DB
  15. Any viscous substance, as gilder's varnish. Webster Dictionary DB
  16. To take greater size; to increase in size. Webster Dictionary DB
  17. To order food or drink from the buttery; hence, to enter a score, as upon the buttery book. Webster Dictionary DB
  18. make to a size; bring to a suitable size Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  19. sort according to size Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  20. To adjust or arrange according to size; to increase the bulk of; in mining, to separate by a sieve. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  21. To prepare or cover with size. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  22. To cover with size, or prepare with it. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  23. the property resulting from being one of a series of graduated measurements (as of clothing); "he wears a size 13 shoe" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  24. the physical magnitude of something (how big it is); "a wolf is about the size of a large dog" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  25. a large magnitude; "he blanched when he saw the size of the bill"; "the only city of any size in that area" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  26. the actual state of affairs; "that's the size of the situation"; "she hates me, that's about the size of it" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  27. (used in combination) sized; "the economy-size package"; "average-size house" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  28. Six. Webster Dictionary DB
  29. A settled quantity or allowance. See Assize. Webster Dictionary DB
  30. Extent of superficies or volume; bulk; bigness; magnitude; as, the size of a tree or of a mast; the size of a ship or of a rock. Webster Dictionary DB
  31. Figurative bulk; condition as to rank, ability, character, etc.; as, the office demands a man of larger size. Webster Dictionary DB
  32. A conventional relative measure of dimension, as for shoes, gloves, and other articles made up for sale. Webster Dictionary DB
  33. An allowance of food and drink from the buttery, aside from the regular dinner at commons; - corresponding to battel at Oxford. Webster Dictionary DB
  34. An instrument consisting of a number of perforated gauges fastened together at one end by a rivet, - used for ascertaining the size of pearls. Webster Dictionary DB
  35. A kind of thin, weak glue for glazing plaster, etc.; magnitude; extent of surface; as, the size of a piece of land; height; as, the size of a tree; a relative measure showing how large something is, as shoes, gloves, etc. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  36. Extent of volume or surface: magnitude. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  37. A thin glue. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  38. Bulk; magnitude. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  39. Sizy. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  40. Comparative magnitude; bulk; bigness. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  41. Thin glue for glazing a surface, as of paper. sizing. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  42. Bulk; magnitude; settled quantity or allowance, specially of food and drink, as to sizars at Cambridge. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  43. A kind of weak glue; anything of a gluey nature. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  44. Extent of bulk; magnitude; largeness. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  45. A weak soft glue used by painters; a gluey varnish used by gilders, paper-makers, and artists. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  46. (used in combination) "the economy-size package"; "average-sized houses" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB

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Usage examples for size

  1. We searched till nothing the size of a man’ s cap could be hidden. – The Snow-Burner by Henry Oyen
  2. " Your size and form," he said, " startled and surprised them. – Across the Zodiac by Percy Greg
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