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

Definition of sized

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

Examples of sized in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web These city-sized objects are essentially ginormous atomic nuclei. Fox News, "'Biggest' star in the universe discovered, 700K times heavier than Earth," 17 Sep. 2019 Squeeze the sausage meat out of its casings, and use the back of a wooden spoon to break up into bite-sized pieces. Carrie Knauer,, "Carrie’s Kitchen: Ready for fall? Try these ready-to-serve casserole recipes," 16 Sep. 2019 As this incident emphasizes, many ransomware attacks initially go unreported, particularly those against small and mid-sized companies who largely turn to insurers to help them pay off attackers quietly. Sean Gallagher, Ars Technica, "Rash of ransomware continues with 13 new victims—most of them schools," 30 Aug. 2019 The duo also popped into Tootsies (where Current channeled her inner Southern swan to pull the trigger on a Texas-sized ballgown, #thistheseason), made cameos at Abejas, and of course, took stock of Pottery Barn in Highland Village. Amber Elliott, Houston Chronicle, "Former denim designers behind Current/Elliott debut exclusive Pottery Barn collection at Indianola," 29 Aug. 2019 To mitigate the damage, Macri announced a series of relief measures, including increases in the minimum wage, welfare subsidies, tax cuts, temporary freezes to gasoline prices, and loans for small and medium-sized businesses. Stephania Taladrid, The New Yorker, "Argentina Considers a Return to Peronism," 28 Aug. 2019 Statistics also show that just 19 percent of the U.K.’s small and medium-sized enterprises were led by women in 2017. Victoria Murphy, Town & Country, "Why Meghan Markle and Prince Harry's All-Female Leadership Team Is So Significant for the Royal Family," 27 Aug. 2019 The tour traveled across the U.S. and was seen at small and larger-sized venues in cities such as Los Angeles, Denver and Austin, among other places. Justino Aguila, Billboard, "Rancho Humilde Label Signs Global Distribution Deal With Cinq Music," 16 Aug. 2019 As a community development financial institution, California FarmLink especially strives to reach low-income farmers through loans for small and mid-sized farms. Sarah Matusek, The Christian Science Monitor, "Farmers grow the food. But who’s helping new farmers put down roots?," 9 July 2019

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First Known Use of sized

1582, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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4 Nov 2019

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The first known use of sized was in 1582

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How to pronounce sized (audio)

English Language Learners Definition of sized

: having a specified size


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

Kids Definition of sized

: having a specified size

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