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size /saiz/
  • danh từ
    • kích thước, độ lớn
      • to take the size of something: đo kích thước vật gì
      • size matters less than quality: to nhỏ không quan trọng bằng chất lượng
      • to be the size of an egg: lớn bằng quả trứng
      • what's your size?: anh cao bao nhiêu?
    • cỡ, khổ, số
      • to be made in several sizes: được sản xuất theo nhiều cỡ
      • of a size: cùng một cỡ
      • to take size 40 in shoes: đi giày số 40
    • dụng cụ (để) đo ngọc
    • suất ăn, khẩu phần (ở đại học Căm-brít) ((cũng) sizing)
    • (sử học) chuẩn mực cân đo
    • that's about the size of it
      • (thông tục) đầu đuôi câu chuyện đúng là như thế
  • ngoại động từ
    • sắp xếp theo cỡ to nhỏ
    • nội động từ
      • đặt suất ăn, đặt khẩu phần (ở đại học Căm-brít)
      • to size up
        • ước lượng cỡ của
      • (thông tục) đánh giá
      • danh từ
        • hồ (để dán, để hồ vải...)
        • ngoại động từ
          • phết hồ; hồ (quần áo)
        Concise Dictionary
        sizes|sized|sizingsaɪz
        noun
        +the physical magnitude of something (how big it is)
        +the property resulting from being one of a series of graduated measurements (as of clothing)
        +any glutinous material used to fill pores in surfaces or to stiffen fabrics
        +the actual state of affairs
        +a large magnitude
        verb
        +cover or stiffen or glaze a porous material with size or sizing (a glutinous substance)
        +sort according to size
        +make to a size; bring to a suitable size
        adj.
        +(used in combination) sized
        Thesaurus Dictionary
        n.
        1 magnitude, largeness, bigness, bulk, extent, scope, range, dimensions, proportions, measurement(s), expanse, area, square footage, volume, mass, weight; hugeness, immensity, greatness, vastness, enormousness:
        How do astronomers determine the distance and size of stellar objects? A shape of extraordinary size suddenly loomed up in the darkness.
        v.
        2 dimension, measure:
        The furnishings are sized in proportion to these miniature room displays
        3 size up. assess, judge, evaluate, measure, take the measure of, appraise, assay, make an estimate of, estimate, value, gauge, rate:
        She looked him up and down, sizing him up as a prospective husband.
        Advanced English Dictionary
        noun, verb
        + noun
        how large / small
        1 [U, C] how large or small a person or thing is: an area the size of (= the same size as) Wales + They complained about the size of their gas bill. + Dogs come in all shapes and sizes. + The facilities are excellent for a town that size. + The kitchen is a good size (= not small). + It's similar in size to a tomato.
        2 [U] the large amount or extent of sth: You should have seen the size of their house! + We were shocked at the size of his debts.
        of clothes / shoes / goods
        3 [C] one of a number of standard measurements in which clothes, shoes and other goods are made and sold: The jacket was the wrong size. + It's not my size. + They didn't have the jacket in my size. + She's a size 12 in clothes. + The hats are made in three sizes:
        small, medium and large. + I need a bigger / smaller size. + What size do you take? + She takes a size 5 in shoes. + Try this one for size (= to see if it is the correct size). + The glass can be cut to size (= cut to the exact measurements) for you.

        Help Note: To ask about the size of something, you usually say How big? You use What size? to ask about something that is produced in fixed measurements.
        -sized / -size
        4 (in adjectives) having the size mentioned: a medium-sized house + Cut it into bite-size pieces.
        See also - KING-SIZE, MAN-SIZED, PINT-SIZED, QUEEN-SIZE
        sticky substance
        5 [U] a sticky substance that is used for making material stiff or for preparing walls for WALLPAPER
        Idioms: cut sb down to size to show sb that they are not as important as they think they are
        that's about the size of it (spoken) that's how the situation seems to be: 'So they won't pay up?' 'That's about the size of it.'
        + verb [VN]
        give size
        1 [usually passive] to mark the size of sth; to give a size to sth: The screws are sized in millimetres.
        change size
        2 [usually passive] to change the size of sth: The fonts can be sized according to what effect you want.
        make sticky
        3 to cover sth with a sticky substance called SIZE
        Phrasal Verbs: size sb/sth<->up (informal) to form a judgement or an opinion about sb/sth
        Synonym: SUM UP
        She knew that he was looking at her, sizing her up. + He sized up the situation very quickly.
        Collocation Dictionary
        noun

        1 how big or small sth is

        ADJ.

        considerable, enormous,
        fair, good, great, impressive,
        large, massive, substantial, vast
        The kitchen is (of) a fair size. The vast size of the country made it difficult to govern.
        | diminutive, limited, modest, small
        Despite its diminutive size, the car is quite comfortable.
        | average, medium, middle, moderate, reasonable, sufficient | overall, total | sheer, very
        The sheer size of these dinosaurs was their main defence.
        | appropriate, convenient,
        correct, desirable, handy,
        manageable, optimum, right
        The ladder is a handy size for using in the house. classes of manageable size
        | wrong | comparable, equivalent, similar | standard, uniform
        The standard size for the tiles is 300mm square. | non-standard | maximum,
        minimum
        The fish grow to a maximum size of 50cm.
        | actual, full, life
        The ring is shown actual size in the illustration. a life-size model of a Roman soldier
        | class, family, group, household, market, population, sample

        VERB + SIZE

        increase | decrease, limit, reduce
        The company is reducing the size of its workforce.
        | double in, grow in, increase in
        Houses increase in size further away from the city centre.
        | be reduced in, decline in, decrease in, diminish in | differ in, range in, vary in
        These insects range in size from 2 to 5cm.
        | grow to, reach | estimate, guess (at)
        I had to guess at the size of the batteries.
        | overestimate, underestimate

        SIZE + VERB

        increase | decline, decrease, fall | range from, vary
        The size of her audience varied.

        PREP.

        from the ~ of
        From the size of the queues outside the cinema, it was a very good film.
        | in ~
        How do the samples compare in size?
        | in the ~ of
        the increase in the size of the population

        PHRASES

        half, two, three, etc. times the size of sth
        Their house is twice the size of ours.
        | shapes and sizes
        There are people of all shapes and size in the judo class.

        2 one of a number of fixed measurements

        ADJ.

        large, medium, small
        The company is now going to make these products in larger sizes.
        | 2-litre, 4-pound, etc.
        The 5-litre size comes in a metal tin.
        | imperial, metric
        New radiators come in metric sizes.
        | children's, men's, women's | chest, collar, foot ‘Extra large’ fits chest sizes 44 to 50. | bra, shoe

        QUANT.

        range, variety

        VERB + SIZE

        be, take
        What size are you (= for shoes or clothes)? What size do you take?
        | find sth in, get sth in
        I couldn't find the blouse in my size.
        | be available in, come in
        The bricks come in four sizes.

        SIZE + VERB

        fit sb
        I have to wear children's shoes because the women's sizes don't fit me.

        PREP.

        in a/your ~
        Have you got this dress in a Size 12?

        PHRASES

        be a size too big, small, etc.
        The jacket is several sizes too large for him.
        | Size 2, 10, etc.



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