to size

Definition of to size

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

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  assize

    :  a fixed portion of food or drink

    :  physical magnitude, extent, or bulk :  relative or proportionate dimensions

  1. :  to make a particular size :  bring to proper or suitable size

    :  to arrange, grade, or classify according to size or bulk

    :  to equal in size or other particular characteristic :  compare

  1. :  sized

  1. :  any of various glutinous materials (such as preparations of glue, flour, varnish, or resins) used for filling the pores in surfaces (as of paper, textiles, leather, or plaster) or for applying color or metal leaf (as to book edges or covers)

  1. :  to cover, stiffen, or glaze with or as if with size

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