Synonyms of size

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the total amount of measurable space or surface occupied by something
  • we worried that the immense size of the sofa would make getting it through the doorway impossible

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Synonyms of size (Entry 2 of 2)

a substance used to stick things together
  • coated the fabric with size before applying it to the wall

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The first known use of size was in the 13th century

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“Size.” The Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 11 December 2019.

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