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small meaning

EN[smɔːl] [-ɔːl] [smɔl] [smɑl]
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  • Small means of little size.
  • Small may also refer to:
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    Definition of small in English Dictionary

  • NounPLsmallsSUF-all
    1. Any part of something that is smaller or slimmer than the rest, now usually with anatomical reference to the back.
      1. (Britain, in the plural) Underclothes.
      2. VerbSGsmallsPRsmallingPT, PPsmalled
        1. OBS VT To make little or less.
          1. VI To become small; to dwindle.
          2. AdjectiveCOMsmallerSUPsmallest
            1. Not large or big; insignificant; few in numbers or size.
              1. Here, in the transept and choir, where the service was being held, one was conscious every moment of an increasing brightness; colours glowing vividly beneath the circular chandeliers, and the rows of small lights on the choristers' desks flashed and sparkled in front of the boys' faces, deep linen collars, and red neckbands.
            2. (figuratively) Young, as a child.
              1. Remember when the children were small? ‎
            3. (writing, incomparable) Minuscule or lowercase, referring to written letters.
              1. Envincing little worth or ability; not large-minded; paltry; mean.
                1. Not prolonged in duration; not extended in time; short.
                  1. a small space of time
              2. AdverbCOMsmallerSUPsmallest
                1. In a small fashion.
                  1. In or into small pieces.
                    1. OBS To a small extent.
                    2. More Examples
                      1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
                        • The income from gold-plated widgets is small beer compared to the income from the standard ones.
                        • Additionally, it is also possible that a small proportion of subjects with increased primary macrocups may have been misclassified as glaucomatous.
                        • A small tear is easy to mend, if it is on the seam.
                      2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
                        • Small patch of nonenhancement was also noted in the long head of the rectus femoris.
                        • Small beekeepers may wish to team up with other beekeepers in their area and cooperative extracting rooms may be the practical answer in many districts even ...
                        • Smaller flowers such as chionodoxa are better under shrubs where they can create great pools of blue.
                      3. Used in the Ending of Sentence
                        • She had to chew up the food for him because his teeth are too small.
                        • I was hoping that, by volunteering at this refuge, I could make a difference, however small.
                    • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
                      1. Adjectives
                        • Adverbs
                          • Nouns
                            • Countable nouns
                            • Verbs
                              • Intransitive verbs
                                • Transitive verbs
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                              1. en smaller
                              2. en smallest
                              3. en smallpox
                              4. en smalls
                              5. en smalle
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                              Meaning of small for the defined word.

                              Grammatically, this word "small" is an adjective. It's also an adverb. It's also a noun, more specifically, a countable noun. It's also a verb, more specifically, an intransitive verb and a transitive verb.
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