\ 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

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Participants of the styling event will be able to dress and style Barbie in over 80 custom doll-sized apparel and accessories all from the Kith Women line. James Love, Essence, "KITH WOMEN Teams Up With Barbie For Capsule Collection," 17 Sep. 2019 Open since 2018 inside a former Holiday Inn Express, the Kinney has decor inspired by its neighbor, Cal Poly — 100 bold, modern guest rooms featuring plush king-sized beds and super-cool artwork. Jessica Yadegaran, The Mercury News, "Central Coast Inn-Escapable: 3 beautiful SLO County hotels," 15 Sep. 2019 Frey said the the agency has already gotten reports of golf ball-sized hail in Oakland County, and of trees downed by severe winds west of metro Detroit. Emma Keith, Detroit Free Press, "Friday storms could bring hail, heavy winds, tornadoes to southeast Michigan," 13 Sep. 2019 Winds may gust to 60 mph and penny-sized hail is possible, according to NWS. Robin Goist,, "National Weather Service issues severe thunderstorm warning for parts of Cuyahoga, Lake, Geauga counties until 8:45 p.m.," 13 Sep. 2019 The National Weather Service issued a severe thunderstorm warning for Molt at 6:27 p.m., alerting of the potential for golf ball-sized hail and damaging wind gusts in excess of 60 mph. Matthew Cappucci,, "Montana hailstorm slaughters 11,000 birds," 22 Aug. 2019 Initially, as Denver’s storm first developed around 6 p.m. on Wednesday afternoon, large quarter-sized hail pelted parts of downtown. Chris Bianchi, The Denver Post, "Here’s what caused Denver’s big storm on Wednesday night," 22 Aug. 2019 Tango gives bite-sized Raptor, with teeth Adorable might not be the right word for Tango, the baby Velociraptor. Bryan Alexander, USA TODAY, "The real stars of 'Jurassic World - The Ride' are the freakily lifelike roaming dinosaurs," 23 July 2019 Lightning strikes are expected, along with a chance of marble-sized hail, according to the notice. Riley Murdock, azcentral, "Severe thunderstorm watch issued for the Phoenix area and southern Arizona," 22 July 2019

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First Known Use of sized

1582, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of sized was in 1582

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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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