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    size - Dictionary definition and meaning for word size

    Definition
    (noun) the physical magnitude of something (how big it is)
    Example Sentence
    • a wolf is about the size of a large dog
    Definition
    (noun) the property resulting from being one of a series of graduated measurements (as of clothing)
    Example Sentence
    • he wears a size 13 shoe
    Definition
    (noun) any glutinous material used to fill pores in surfaces or to stiffen fabrics
    Synonyms : sizing
    Example Sentence
    • size gives body to a fabric
    Definition
    (noun) the actual state of affairs
    Synonyms : size of it
    Example Sentence
    • that's the size of the situation
    • she hates me, that's about the size of it
    Definition
    (noun) a large magnitude
    Example Sentence
    • he blanched when he saw the size of the bill
    • the only city of any size in that area
    Definition
    (verb) cover or stiffen or glaze a porous material with size or sizing (a glutinous substance) Definition
    (verb) sort according to size Definition
    (verb) make to a size; bring to a suitable size Definition
    (adj) (used in combination) sized
    Example Sentence
    • the economy-size package
    • average-size house
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