resize

verb
re·​size | \ (ˌ)rē-ˈsīz How to pronounce resize (audio) \
resized; resizing

Definition of resize

transitive verb

: to make (something) a different size took her ring to be resized spent the morning resizing images for the website

First Known Use of resize

1827, in the meaning defined above

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“Resize.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/resize. Accessed 13 Aug. 2022.

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