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Overview of adj smaller

The adj smaller has 1 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (33) smaller, littler

(small or little relative to something else)


Overview of adj small

The adj small has 10 senses? (first 7 from tagged texts)
1. (213) small, little

(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")

2. (13) minor, modest, small, small-scale, pocket-size, pocket-sized

(limited in size or scope; "a small business"; "a newspaper with a modest circulation"; "small-scale plans"; "a pocket-size country")

3. (8) little, small

((of children and animals) young, immature; "what a big little boy you are"; "small children")

4. (0) small

(slight or limited; especially in degree or intensity or scope; "a series of death struggles with small time in between")

5. (1) humble, low, lowly, modest, small

(low or inferior in station or quality; "a humble cottage"; "a lowly parish priest"; "a modest man of the people"; "small beginnings")

6. (1) little, minuscule, small

(lowercase; "little a"; "small a"; "e.e.cummings's poetry is written all in minuscule letters")

7. (1) little, small

((of a voice) faint; "a little voice"; "a still small voice")

8. small

(have fine or very small constituent particles; "a small misty rain")

9. modest, small

(not large but sufficient in size or amount; "a modest salary"; "modest inflation"; "helped in my own small way")

10. belittled, diminished, small

(made to seem smaller or less (especially in worth); "her comments made me feel small")

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