sized

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

size +‎ -ed

Adjective[edit]

sized (not comparable)

  1. Having a certain size. Usually used in combination with an adverb.
    • 1918, W. B. Maxwell, chapter 16, The Mirror and the Lamp:
      The preposterous altruism too! [] Resist not evil. It is an insane immolation of self—as bad intrinsically as fakirs stabbing themselves or anchorites warping their spines in caves scarcely large enough for a fair-sized dog.
    • 2013 June 1, “A better waterworks”, The Economist, volume 407, number 8838, page 5 (Technology Quarterly): 
      An artificial kidney these days still means a refrigerator-sized dialysis machine. Such devices mimic the way real kidneys cleanse blood and eject impurities and surplus water as urine.
    A badly-sized pair of shoes.

Verb[edit]

sized

  1. simple past tense and past participle of size

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