\ ˈsīzd How to pronounce sized (audio) , ˌsīzd \

Definition of sized

1 : having a specified size or bulk usually used in combination a small-sized house
2 : arranged or adjusted according to size

Examples of sized in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The weather service said San Antonio is at a marginal risk for severe storms that could produce damaging winds and 2-inch sized hail. Taylor Pettaway, San Antonio Express-News, 5 May 2022 Substitute similar-sized pearl, aka Israeli couscous, for the orzo. Kim Sunée, Anchorage Daily News, 28 Apr. 2022 In more than half of the 50 biggest US cities, the monthly cost of buying a starter home was more affordable than renting a similar-sized unit, according to a report from released earlier this year. Anna Bahney, CNN, 25 Apr. 2022 That number would be a record for the Mobile area, as well as likely for just about any similar-sized community in the country. Creg Stephenson |, al, 25 Apr. 2022 His ability to defend similar-sized players on the perimeter at the next level is also in doubt. Jon Hale, USA TODAY, 20 Apr. 2022 This makes the robot sleeker, easily scalable in size and about 75 percent less power-intensive, compared with similar-sized robots. Joanna Thompson, Scientific American, 6 Apr. 2022 Note the repeating geometry of the similar-sized side windows; the 1:4 glass-to-body ratio. Dan Neil, WSJ, 17 Mar. 2022 Trigg County, a similar-sized school, won it in 1997. Kevin Patton, The Courier-Journal, 16 Mar. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of sized

1582, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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20 May 2022

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“Sized.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 May. 2022.

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\ ˈsīzd How to pronounce sized (audio) , ˌsīzd \

Kids Definition of sized

: having a specified size

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