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size1 British & World English

The relative extent of something; a thing’s overall dimensions or magnitude; how big something is

size2 British & World English

A gelatinous solution used in glazing paper, stiffening textiles, and preparing plastered walls for decoration

size English Thesaurus

the room was of medium size

to size British & World English

To the dimensions wanted

fun-size British & World English

(Of a product) smaller than the standard or usual size

half-size British & World English

Half of the typical or usual size

life-size British & World English

Of the same size as the person or thing represented

plus-size British & World English

(Of a woman or women’s clothing) of a larger size than normal; outsize

size zero British & World English

A very small size of women’s clothing, especially a US size equivalent to a UK size 4

legal-size British & World English

(Of paper) measuring 8 ½ by 14 inches

of a size British & World English

(Of two or more people or things) having the same dimensions

economy-size British & World English

Of a size which offers a large quantity for a proportionally lower cost

to size in size1 British & World English

To the dimensions wanted

one-size-fits-all British & World English

Suitable for or used in all circumstances

size something up in size1 British & World English

Estimate or measure something’s dimensions

size someone/thing up in size1 British & World English

Form an estimate or rough judgement of someone or something

try something for size British & World English

Assess whether something is suitable

cut someone down to size British & World English

Deflate someone’s exaggerated sense of self-worth

cut something down to size British & World English

Reduce the size or power of something, for example an organization, which is regarded as having become too large or powerful

that's about the size of it British & World English

Said to confirm someone’s assessment of a situation, especially of one regarded as bad

of a size in size1 British & World English

(Of two or more people or things) having the same dimensions

man-sized British & World English

Large enough to clothe, suit, or satisfy a man

man-size in man-sized British & World English

Large enough to clothe, suit, or satisfy a man

midsize British & World English

Of an average size; intermediate in size between large and small

resize British & World English

Alter the size of (something, especially a computer window or image)

bite-sized British & World English

(Of a piece of food) small enough to be eaten in one mouthful

bite-size in bite-sized British & World English

(Of a piece of food) small enough to be eaten in one mouthful

fair-sized British & World English

Of a considerable though not outstanding size

fair-size in fair-sized British & World English

Of a considerable though not outstanding size

full-sized British & World English

Of a normal size for its type

full-size in full-sized British & World English

Of a normal size for its type

good-sized British & World English

Of a reasonably large or satisfactory size

good-size in good-sized British & World English

Of a reasonably large or satisfactory size

half-sized in half-size British & World English

Half of the typical or usual size

king-sized British & World English

(Especially of a commercial product) of a larger size than the standard; very large

king-size in king-sized British & World English

(Especially of a commercial product) of a larger size than the standard; very large

oversized British & World English

Bigger than the usual size

pint-sized British & World English

(Especially of a person) very small

pint-size in pint-sized British & World English

(Especially of a person) very small

family-sized British & World English

Large enough to suit or satisfy a whole family

family-size in family-sized British & World English

Large enough to suit or satisfy a whole family

giant-sized British & World English

Of very large size; gigantic

giant-size in giant-sized British & World English

Of very large size; gigantic

medium-sized British & World English

Of average size


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