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Meaning & Definition of Small in English

English

Small

/smɔl/

noun

1. The slender part of the back

    synonym:
  • small

2. A garment size for a small person

    synonym:
  • small

adjective

1. Limited or below average in number or quantity or magnitude or extent

  • "A little dining room"
  • "A little house"
  • "A small car"
  • "A little (or small) group"
    synonym:
  • small
  • ,
  • little

2. Limited in size or scope

  • "A small business"
  • "A newspaper with a modest circulation"
  • "Small-scale plans"
  • "A pocket-size country"
    synonym:
  • minor
  • ,
  • modest
  • ,
  • small
  • ,
  • small-scale
  • ,
  • pocket-size
  • ,
  • pocket-sized

3. (of children and animals) young, immature

  • "What a big little boy you are"
  • "Small children"
    synonym:
  • little
  • ,
  • small

4. Slight or limited

  • Especially in degree or intensity or scope
  • "A series of death struggles with small time in between"
    synonym:
  • small(a)

5. Low or inferior in station or quality

  • "A humble cottage"
  • "A lowly parish priest"
  • "A modest man of the people"
  • "Small beginnings"
    synonym:
  • humble
  • ,
  • low
  • ,
  • lowly
  • ,
  • modest
  • ,
  • small

6. Lowercase

  • "Little a"
  • "Small a"
  • "E.e.cummings's poetry is written all in minuscule letters"
    synonym:
  • little
  • ,
  • minuscule
  • ,
  • small

7. (of a voice) faint

  • "A little voice"
  • "A still small voice"
    synonym:
  • little
  • ,
  • small

8. Have fine or very small constituent particles

  • "A small misty rain"
    synonym:
  • small

9. Not large but sufficient in size or amount

  • "A modest salary"
  • "Modest inflation"
  • "Helped in my own small way"
    synonym:
  • modest
  • ,
  • small

10. Made to seem smaller or less (especially in worth)

  • "Her comments made me feel small"
    synonym:
  • belittled
  • ,
  • diminished
  • ,
  • small

adverb

1. On a small scale

  • "Think small"
    synonym:
  • small

Examples of using

I have small hands.
You don't know what that small opaque bottle contains.
The animals are kept in very small cages.