\ˈsīzd, 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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For the most part, long lines snaked outside these generously sized stalls selling limited-edition shoes and sweatpants. Jacob Gallagher, WSJ, "I Witnessed the Future of Retail. I Didn’t Like What I Saw," 9 Nov. 2018 The retailer’s size, reach and out-sized effect on American society is hard to appreciate now with the rise of Amazon and its ilk. Roy Berendson, Popular Mechanics, "Sears Declared Bankruptcy And I Already Miss It," 15 Oct. 2018 The generously-sized linens can also fit bigger mattresses with room to spare. Caroline Picard, Good Housekeeping, "Take This Quiz and We’ll Tell You What Sheets to Buy," 26 Sep. 2018 The woman behind #supersizethelook is an advocate for plus-sized fashion, and has her own beauty brand called MegaBabe. Harper's BAZAAR, "5 Fall Looks That Will Instantly Improve Your Wardrobe," 19 Sep. 2018 Musk plans to eventually use the Heavy to hoist humans, super-sized satellites and other heavy equipment into space. Jennifer Earl, Fox News, "Elon Musk's Big Falcon Rocket revealed: How it compares to SpaceX's other powerful spacecrafts," 17 Sep. 2018 The fact that the RTX 2080 Ti hits 616GBps with a similarly-sized memory bus shows the speed advantage of GDDR6 RAM. Brad Chacos, PCWorld, "Nvidia's GeForce RTX 2080 and RTX 2080 Ti are loaded with boundary-pushing graphics tech," 20 Aug. 2018 The result: white, heterosexual, straight-sized leads without disabilities. Yerin Kim, Seventeen, "How "Crazy Rich Asians" Is Making History as a Romantic Comedy," 9 Aug. 2018 Satisfy your sweet tooth and indulge in these bite-sized chocolate treats from Meg Hall. Alexis Jones, Redbook, "The Best Halloween Food Ideas for Your Adult Gathering," 2 Aug. 2018

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First Known Use of sized

1582, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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English Language Learners Definition of sized

: having a specified size


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: having a specified size

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