to size


: to the specific size needed
The lumber can be cut to size.

Examples of to size in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Cats are cautious animals that take their time to size up a newcomer. Joan Morris, The Mercury News, 15 Apr. 2024 These run true to size, so there’s no guesswork when shopping. Olivia Avitt, Peoplemag, 12 Apr. 2024 However, note that these gloves have men’s sizing, so women may need to size down. Rachel Ahrnsen, Better Homes & Gardens, 11 Apr. 2024 The bra runs true to size and washes extremely well. Cheryl Fenton, Parents, 20 Mar. 2024 And as more chains and online retailers post unit costs, shoppers may be more attuned to size changes, Mr. Yao said, an awareness that could beat back against future shrinkage. Jeanna Smialek, New York Times, 1 Mar. 2024 The Amazon Essentials cardigan is available in 20 colors and sizes XS to 6X, and shoppers say the cardigan fits true to size (there’s also a handy size chart for reference). Katrina Cossey, Parents, 1 Apr. 2024 The shoe runs true to size and comes in a number of fun colors, including a coral and papaya combo that perfectly complements a tropical climate and can liven up a more neutral colored outfit. Kristin Braswell, Travel + Leisure, 11 Mar. 2024 But, just as with humans, canine lifespans vary greatly depending on a variety of factors, from genetics to lifestyle to size. Sarah Kuta, Smithsonian Magazine, 2 Feb. 2024

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“To size.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 May. 2024.

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