There are 2 translations of size in Spanish:

size1

Pronunciation: /saɪz/

n

  • 1 (dimensions) tamaño (m); (of problem, task, operation) magnitud (f), envergadura (f) what size is it? ¿de qué tamaño es?, ¿qué tamaño tiene?, ¿cómo es de grande? it was the size of a walnut era del tamaño or (Chi tb) del porte de una nuez their house is half/twice the size of ours su casa es la mitad/el doble de grande que la nuestra just look at the size of that dog! ¡mira qué perro más enorme! to cut glass/cloth to size cortar vidrio/tela a (la) medida that's about the size of it [colloquial/familiar] de eso se trata (as answer) tú lo has dicho, así es to cut sb down to size poner* a algn en su sitio, bajarle los humos a algn [familiar/colloquial]
    More example sentences
    • The craftspeople construct everything in small scale and the houses range in size up to palaces which can cost as much as a full-sized house.
    • The size of the house excluding underground parking is about 4,100 square feet.
    • The houses vary in size, with a choice of one to four bedrooms, sleeping up to eight.
  • 2 (of clothes) talla (f) or (RPl) talle (m); (of shoes, gloves) número (m) what size do you take? ¿qué talla or (RPl) talle tiene or usa? I take (a) size 10 in shoes calzo or (Esp tb) gasto el número 10 can I try the next size up? ¿me puedo probar una talla or (RPl) un talle más grande? try this one on for size pruébese este a ver cómo le queda la talla or (RPl) el talle try this for size: you go and I stay [colloquial/familiar] ¿qué tal si vas tú y yo me quedo? [familiar/colloquial]
    More example sentences
    • The dress was a couple of sizes too big and with the belt on, the neckline dipped dangerously low.
    • She was barefoot, and wearing only a flowered dress which was a size too big for her skinny frame.
    • Vantage offers Big and Tall sizes in seven basics and bestsellers, including a woven shirt, a windshirt, and a sweater.

Definition of size in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day prestado
adj
el vestido no es mío, es prestado = it's not my dress, I borrowed it …
Cultural fact of the day

Churro is a typical Spanish food, consisting of a long thin cylinder of dough, deep-fried in olive oil and often dusted with sugar. Churros are usually eaten with a thick hot drinking chocolate, especially for breakfast.

There are 2 translations of size in Spanish:

size2

vt

  • 1 (classify according to size) ponerle* la talla or (RPl) el talle a
    More example sentences
    • Yes, I've sort of sized this for a tall 3yo by adding an inch and a half to the length and an inch to the width.

Phrasal verbs

size up

v + o + adv, v + adv + o
[colloquial/familiar] [problem] evaluar* he immediately sized up the situation enseguida evaluó la situación or se hizo una composición de lugar she sized him up straight away enseguida lo caló [familiar/colloquial] they sized each other up warily se miraron recelosamente, como midiéndose

Definition of size in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day prestado
adj
el vestido no es mío, es prestado = it's not my dress, I borrowed it …
Cultural fact of the day

Churro is a typical Spanish food, consisting of a long thin cylinder of dough, deep-fried in olive oil and often dusted with sugar. Churros are usually eaten with a thick hot drinking chocolate, especially for breakfast.