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small /smɔːl $ smɒːl/ adjective (comparative smaller, superlative smallest)

جزیی ، خرده ، ریز ، محقر ، خفیف ، پست ، غیر مهم ، جزئی ، کم ، دون ، کوچک شدن یاکردن ، قانون ـ فقه: کم
- little, diminutive, mini, miniature, minute, petite, pygmy or pigmy, teeny, teeny-weeny, tiny, undersized, wee
- unimportant, insignificant, minor, negligible, paltry, petty, trifling, trivial
- petty, base, mean, narrow
- modest, humble, unpretentious
Antonyms: large
Contrasted words: big, great, considerable, sizable, enormous, huge, immense, vast
Related Words: cramped, limited, narrow, two-by-four, puny, undersized, paltry, petty, piddling, trivial
English Thesaurus: flat, level, smooth, even, horizontal, ...

[TahlilGaran] English Synonym Dictionary

I. small1 S1 W1 /smɔːl $ smɒːl/ adjective (comparative smaller, superlative smallest)
[Language: Old English; Origin: smæl]

1. SIZE not large in size or amount:
a small piece of paper
a small car
a small town
a small dark woman
The T-shirt was too small for him.
The sweater comes in three sizes – small, medium, and large.
Only a relatively small number of people were affected.
a small amount of money
A much smaller proportion of women are employed in senior positions.

2. NOT IMPORTANT a small problem, job, mistake etc is not important or does not have a large effect Synonym : minor:
We may have to make a few small changes.
There’s been a small problem.
There’s only a small difference between them.
It was good to feel we had helped in some small way.

3. no small degree/achievement/task etc a large degree, achievement etc:
The success of the project is due in no small measure to the work of Dr Peterson.
That is no small achievement in the circumstances.

4. YOUNG a small child is young:
She has three small children.
I’ve known him since he was a small boy.

5. small business/firm/farmer etc a business that does not involve large amounts of money or does not employ a large number of people:
grants for small businesses

6. LETTER small letters are letters in the form a, b, c etc rather than A, B, C etc Synonym : lower case Antonym : capital

7. conservative with a small 'c'/democrat with a small 'd' etc informal someone who believes in the principles you have mentioned, but does not belong to an organized group or political party

8. VOICE a small voice is quiet and soft:
‘What about me?’ she asked in a small voice.

9. look/feel small to seem or feel stupid, unimportant, or ashamed:
She jumped at any opportunity to make me look small.

10. (it’s a) small world especially spoken used to express surprise when you unexpectedly meet someone you know or find out that someone has an unexpected connection to you:
Did you know David went to school with my brother? It’s a small world, isn’t it?

11. a small fortune a large amount of money
cost/spend/pay a small fortune
It must have cost him a small fortune.

12. small change coins of low value:
I didn’t have any small change for the parking meter.

13. be thankful/grateful for small mercies/favours to be pleased that a bad situation is not even worse:
She wasn’t too badly hurt, so we should be thankful for small mercies.

14. the small hours (also the wee small hours British English) the early morning hours, between about one and four o'clock
in/into the small hours
He finally fell exhausted into bed in the small hours.
The party continued into the wee small hours.

15. small arms guns that you hold with one or both hands when firing them

16. something is small potatoes (also something is small beer British English) informal used to say that someone or something is not important, especially when compared to other people or things:
Even with £10,000 to invest, you are still small beer for most investment managers.
—small adverb:
He writes so small I can’t read it.
—smallness noun [uncountable]

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

II. small2 noun

1. the small of your back the lower part of your back where it curves

2. smalls [plural] British English old-fashioned informal underwear

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

VERBS be, feel, look, seem | become, get, grow The gap seemed to be getting smaller. The kite grew smaller and smaller and finally disappeared altogether.
remain, stay Choose plants that will stay quite small.
ADV. extremely, really, terribly, very | a bit, fairly, pretty, quite, rather, relatively
PREP. for My coat was rather small for Bob.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

See: big frog in a small pond

[TahlilGaran] English Idioms Dictionary

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