in a small way

Definition of in a small way

  1. :  to a small extent or degree In a small way, the experience helped me understand what it's like to be homeless.

Word by Word Definitions

smallplay
  1. :  having comparatively little size or slight dimensions

    :  lowercase

    :  minor in influence, power, or rank

  1. :  in or into small pieces

    :  without force or loudness

    :  in a small manner

  1. :  a part smaller and especially narrower than the remainder

    :  small-sized products

    :  smallclothes

  1. :  a thoroughfare for travel or transportation from place to place

    :  an opening for passage

    :  the course traveled from one place to another :  route

  1. :  of, connected with, or constituting an intermediate point on a route

  1. :  by a long distance :  to a considerable degree or extent :  far

    :  by far :  much

    :  very


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