sized

Ⅰ.
size [1] NOUN 1) the overall dimensions or extent of something. 2) each of the classes into which articles are divided according to how large they are.
VERB 1) alter or sort in terms of size or according to size. 2) (size up) make an assessment of.
that's the size of it — Cf. ↑that's the size of it
to size — Cf. ↑to size
DERIVATIVES sized adjective.
ORIGIN Old French assise 'ordinance' , or a shortening of ASSIZE(Cf. ↑assize).
Ⅱ.
size [2] NOUN a gelatinous solution used in glazing paper, stiffening textiles, and preparing plastered walls for decoration.
VERB treat with size.
ORIGIN perhaps the same word as SIZE(Cf. ↑sized).

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  • -sized — «syzd», adjective. having size, especially as specified: »variously sized garments. sized, combining form. having or of a size: »Fair sized = having a fair size. Large sized = of a large size. Also, size …   Useful english dictionary

  • Sized — Sized, a. 1. Adjusted according to size. [1913 Webster] 2. Having a particular size or magnitude; chiefly used in compounds; as, large sized; common sized. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • -sized — [sīzd] combining form having a (specified) size: usually used in hyphenated compounds [medium sized, undersized] * * * …   Universalium

  • -sized — [sīzd] combining form having a (specified) size: usually used in hyphenated compounds [medium sized, undersized] …   English World dictionary

  • sized — adjective 1. having a specified size (Freq. 2) • Ant: ↑unsized • Similar to: ↑apple sized, ↑cherry sized, ↑cookie sized, ↑crow sized, ↑dog sized, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • sized — over·sized; sized; vari·sized; un·sized; su·per·sized; …   English syllables

  • Sized — Size Size, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Sized}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Sizing}.] To cover with size; to prepare with size. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sized — adjective Date: 1582 1. having a specified size or bulk usually used in combination < a small sized house > 2. arranged or adjusted according to size …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • sized — /suyzd/, adj. having size as specified (often used in combination): middle sized. [1575 85; SIZE1 + ED3] * * * …   Universalium

  • sized — adj. of a particular size (i.e. family sized); arranged according to size saɪz n. spatial dimension; measurement; extent, degree; adhesive used to fill pores in paper and cloth v. arrange according to size; cover with size (type of adhesive) …   English contemporary dictionary

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