Complete Definition of "size"

English

Pronunciation
IPA|/saɪz/
audio|en-us-size.ogg|Audio (US)
Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-aɪz|-aɪz

Etymology 1
From Old French cise, sise, apheticism of assise âassizeâ.

Noun
en-noun

  1. The dimensions or magnitude of a thing; how big something is.

#: The size of the building seemed to have increased since I was last there.

  1. A specific set of dimensions for clothing etc. seen as fitting a person or set of persons.

#: I don't think we have the red one in your size.

  1. graph theory A number of edges in a graph.
  2. dialectal An assize.

Translations
trans-top|dimensions or magnitude of a thing
Czech: velikost f
Finnish: t|fi|koko
Hungarian: t|hu|méret
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Russian: t|ru|ÑазмеÑ|m|trrazm'ér, t|ru|велиÑина|f|trv'eliÄiná, t|ru|обÑÑм|m|tr=objóm
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trans-top|a specific set of dimensions for clothing
Finnish: t|fi|koko
Hungarian: t|hu|méret
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Russian: t|ru|ÑазмеÑ|m|tr=razm'ér
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trans-top|a number of edges in a graph
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ttbc|Arabic: ARchar|حج٠IPAchar|(ħájem) m
ttbc|Chinese: 尺寸 (chÇcùn)
ttbc|Danish: størrelse c
ttbc|Dutch: maat f, grootte f
ttbc|French: taille f, grandeur f
ttbc|German: GröÃe f
ttbc|Italian: misura f, taglia f, grandezza f
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ttbc|Japanese: 大ãã (Åkisa), 寸æ³, è¦æ¨¡, ãµã¤ãº (saizu)
ttbc|Korean: í¬ê¸° (keugi)
ttbc|Lithuanian: dydis m
ttbc|Portuguese: tamanho m
ttbc|Spanish: tamaño m
ttbc|Swedish: storlek c
ttbc|Telugu: పరిమాణమౠ(parimaaNamu), à°¸à±à°à± (saiju)
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Verb
en-verb|siz|ing

  1. transitive To adjust the size of; to make a certain size.
  2. transitive To classify or arrange by size.
  3. context|transitive|colloquial To approximate the dimensions, estimate the size of.

Translations
trans-top|to adjust the size of
Finnish; t|fi|sovittaa
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trans-top|to classify or arrange by size
Finnish; t|fi|luokitella/t|fi|lajitella koko|koon mukaan
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trans-top|to estimate the size of
Finnish; t|fi|arvioida koko
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Etymology 2
Origin uncertain, perhaps related to Etymology 1, above.

Noun
en-noun

  1. A thin, weak glue used as primer for paper or canvas intended to be painted upon.
  2. Wallpaper paste.
  3. The thickened crust on coagulated blood.

Translations
trans-top|thin, weak glue used as primer for paper or canvas intended to be painted upon
Finnish: t|fi|pohjuste
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trans-top|wallpaper paste
Finnish: t|fi|liisteri
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trans-top|thickened crust on coagulated blood
Finnish: t|fi|rupi
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Verb
en-verb|siz|ing

  1. transitive To apply glue or other primer to a surface which is to be painted.

Translations
trans-top|to apply primer to a surface which is to be painted
Finnish: t|fi|pohjustaa, t|fi|pohjamaalata
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Category:1000 English basic words

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