Associations to the word «Small»


SMALL, adjective. Not large or big; insignificant; few in numbers or size.
SMALL, adjective. (figuratively) Young, as a child.
SMALL, adjective. (writing) (incomparable) Minuscule or lowercase, referring to written letters.
SMALL, adjective. Envincing little worth or ability; not large-minded; paltry; mean.
SMALL, adjective. Not prolonged in duration; not extended in time; short.
SMALL, adverb. In a small fashion.
SMALL, adverb. In or into small pieces.
SMALL, adverb. (obsolete) To a small extent.
SMALL, noun. Any part of something that is smaller or slimmer than the rest, now usually with anatomical reference to the back.
SMALL, noun. (UK) (in the plural) Underclothes.
SMALL, verb. (obsolete) (transitive) To make little or less.
SMALL, verb. (intransitive) To become small; to dwindle.
SMALL, proper noun. A surname​.
SMALL "D" DEMOCRAT, noun. Alternative spelling of small-d democrat
SMALL "D" DEMOCRATS, noun. Plural of small "d" democrat (alternative spelling of small-d democrats).
SMALL "L" LIBERAL, noun. Alternative spelling of small-l liberal
SMALL "R" REPUBLICAN, noun. Alternative spelling of small-r republican
SMALL "R" REPUBLICANS, noun. Plural of small "r" republican (alternative spelling of small-r republicans).
SMALL AD, noun. Small, simple advertisement in newspaper or magazine, usually collected in a section.
SMALL ARMS, noun. (idiomatic) firearms designed to be carried and fired by a single person; often held in the hand
SMALL BALL, noun. (slang) A baseball strategy that relies on baserunning, singles and hitting for average rather than hitting home runs
SMALL BEER, noun. Used other than as an idiom: see small,‎ beer.
SMALL BEER, noun. Beer with a low alcoholic content.
SMALL BEER, noun. (chiefly British) Something that is of relatively little importance.
SMALL BLIND, noun. (poker) The smaller of the forced bets, usually equivalent to half the minimum bet, depending on the variation of poker played.
SMALL BLIND, noun. (poker) The player forced to pay such a bet.
SMALL BLUE, noun. A very small, blue butterfly, Cupido minimus, of the family Lycaenidae
SMALL BLUES, noun. Plural of small blue
SMALL BUSINESS, noun. A privately-owned and operated business with relatively small turnover and staff numbers, typically seen as constituting part of a specific commercial or economic sector.
SMALL BUSINESS SATURDAY, proper noun. (US) (marketing) The Saturday after Thanksgiving, promoted as a day for shopping at local small businesses
SMALL BUSINESSES, noun. Plural of small business
SMALL CAPS, noun. (typography) Capital letters A, B, C, ... shown in the same form but in small size (typically of the same size as lower-case letters).
SMALL CHANGE, noun. Coins of little value kept in one's pocket or bag.
SMALL CHANGE, noun. (idiomatic) A minor or insignificant amount of money.
SMALL CIRCLE, noun. A circle formed by a plane that cuts a sphere not through its centre
SMALL CLAUSE, noun. (grammar) minimal predicate structures that possess arguments and predicates but no tense. Small clauses usually occur within the context of full clauses and may act as the direct object of the verb.
SMALL CLAUSES, noun. Plural of small clause
SMALL COAL, noun. (obsolete) Charcoal.
SMALL COAL, noun. Small fragments of coal; slack.
SMALL COMPUTER SYSTEMS INTERFACE, proper noun. (computing) A standard interface and command set for transferring data between devices on a bus.
SMALL COPPER, noun. A small, copper and dark brown butterfly, Lycaena phlaeas, of the family Lycaenidae
SMALL COPPERS, noun. Plural of small copper
SMALL D DEMOCRAT, noun. Alternative spelling of small-d democrat
SMALL D DEMOCRATS, noun. Plural of small d democrat (alternative spelling of small-d democrats).
SMALL EID, proper noun. Eid al-Fitr
SMALL FORWARD, noun. (basketball) A forward who is the shorter of the two forward positions, and often plays behind the power forwards.
SMALL FORWARDS, noun. Plural of small forward
SMALL FRY, noun. One or more small or immature fish.
SMALL FRY, noun. (informal) One or more children.
SMALL FRY, noun. (idiomatic) One or more persons or things of relatively little consequence, importance, or value.
SMALL GROSS, noun. (historical) One hundred and twenty (120), 12 x 10.
SMALL HEATH, noun. A small, orange and yellow butterfly, Coenonympha pamphilus, of the family Nymphalidae.
SMALL HEATHS, noun. Plural of small heath
SMALL HOLDING, noun. Alternative form of smallholding
SMALL HOURS, noun. The very early morning, just after midnight, when most people are asleep.
SMALL ICOSIHEMIDODECAHEDRON, noun. A polyhedron having 26 faces, 30 vertices and 60 edges
SMALL INTESTINE, noun. (anatomy) The upper part of the intestine, between the stomach and the large intestine, divided into the duodenum, the jejunum and the ileum.
SMALL INTESTINES, noun. Plural of small intestine
SMALL L LIBERAL, noun. Alternative spelling of small-l liberal
SMALL L LIBERALS, noun. Plural of small l liberal (alternative spelling of small-l liberals).
SMALL LOOP, noun. A loop antenna that is significantly smaller than a wavelength. They have a poor efficiency and are mainly used as receiving antennas at low frequencies.
SMALL LOOPS, noun. Plural of small loop
SMALL MAGELLANIC CLOUD, proper noun. (galaxy) An irregular galaxy, a satellite of Milky Way.
SMALL MAN SYNDROME, noun. (colloquial) Humorous or supposed condition affecting short men which makes them excessively competitive as a way of compensating for their lack of stature.
SMALL MOLECULE DRUG, noun. (pharmacology) A medicinal drug compound having a molecular weight of less than 1000 daltons, and typically between 300 and 700 daltons.
SMALL MOLECULE DRUGS, noun. Plural of small molecule drug
SMALL NUCLEAR RIBONUCLEOPROTEIN, noun. SnRNPs (or small nuclear ribonucleoproteins) pronounced "snurps", are RNA-protein complexes that combine with unmodified pre-mRNA and various other proteins to form a spliceosome.
SMALL NUCLEAR RIBONUCLEOPROTEINS, noun. Plural of small nuclear ribonucleoprotein
SMALL OF THE BACK, noun. The relatively narrow, lumbar region of the back.
SMALL PICA, noun. (printing) (dated) The size of type between long primer and pica, standardized as 11 point.
SMALL POTATOES, noun. (idiomatic) One or more persons or things of relatively little consequence, importance, or value.
SMALL POX, noun. Obsolete spelling of smallpox
SMALL PRINT, noun. (idiomatic) fine print
SMALL R REPUBLICAN, noun. Alternative spelling of small-r republican
SMALL R REPUBLICANS, noun. Plural of small r republican (alternative spelling of small-r republicans).
SMALL REED, noun. Used other than as an idiom: see small,‎ reed.
SMALL REED, noun. A reed-like grass of the genus Calamagrostis.
SMALL SAPHENOUS VEIN, noun. (anatomy) a relatively large vein of the superficial posterior leg.
SMALL SAPHENOUS VEINS, noun. Plural of small saphenous vein
SMALL SCALE, adjective. Alternative spelling of small-scale
SMALL SCALE INTEGRATION, noun. (electronics) an integration type for digital circuits that contain transistors numbering in the tens providing a few logic gates per chip
SMALL SCREEN, noun. (broadcasting) The broadcast or cable television screen, as opposed to the cinema screen (or big screen); by extension, the television programs themselves.
SMALL SEAL SCRIPT, noun. An ancient Chinese calligraphic script, standardized in 220 BC by Li Si, the chancellor of the First Emperor of the Qin dynasty, from various forms used by Qin
SMALL SEAL SCRIPT, proper noun. Alternative form of small seal script
SMALL SKIPPER, noun. A small, bright orange and brown butterfly, Thymelicus sylvestris, of the family Hesperiidae.
SMALL SKIPPERS, noun. Plural of small skipper
SMALL SOLAR SYSTEM BODY, noun. (astronomy) A body in the Solar System other than a planet, dwarf planet or natural satellite
SMALL STUFF, noun. (nautical) A nautical and knot-tying term for thin string, as opposed to the thick, heavy ropes that are more often used in sailing. It is commonly used in a whipping knot to bind the ends of ropes to prevent fraying.
SMALL TALK, noun. (idiomatic) Idle conversation, typically on innocuous or unimportant subjects, usually engaged in at social gatherings out of politeness.
SMALL TEXT, noun. (French & Italian printing) (dated) A small size of type usually conflated with brevier but technically treated as 7½ Didot points.
SMALL TIME, noun. (informal) A modest level of achievement, often local
SMALL TORTOISESHELL, noun. The colourful butterfly Nymphalis urticae, of the family Nymphalidae
SMALL TORTOISESHELLS, noun. Plural of small tortoiseshell
SMALL TOWN, noun. A small (generally rural) town.
SMALL TOWNS, noun. Plural of small town
SMALL UBIQUITIN-RELATED MODIFIERS, noun. Plural of small ubiquitin-related modifier
SMALL UNMARKED BILLS, noun. Alternative form of small, unmarked bills
SMALL WHITE, noun. A small, white butterfly Pieris rapae, of the family Pieridae.
SMALL WHITES, noun. Plural of small white
SMALL WONDER, noun. (idiomatic) An event or fact whose cause or rationale is not difficult to discern; an unsurprising occurrence.

Dictionary definition

SMALL, noun. The slender part of the back.
SMALL, noun. A garment size for a small person.
SMALL, adverb. On a small scale; "think small".
SMALL, adjective. 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".
SMALL, adjective. Limited in size or scope; "a small business"; "a newspaper with a modest circulation"; "small-scale plans"; "a pocket-size country".
SMALL, adjective. (of children and animals) young, immature; "what a big little boy you are"; "small children".
SMALL, adjective. Slight or limited; especially in degree or intensity or scope; "a series of death struggles with small time in between".
SMALL, adjective. Low or inferior in station or quality; "a humble cottage"; "a lowly parish priest"; "a modest man of the people"; "small beginnings".
SMALL, adjective. Lowercase; "little a"; "small a"; "e.e.cummings's poetry is written all in minuscule letters".
SMALL, adjective. (of a voice) faint; "a little voice"; "a still small voice".
SMALL, adjective. Have fine or very small constituent particles; "a small misty rain".
SMALL, adjective. Not large but sufficient in size or amount; "a modest salary"; "modest inflation"; "helped in my own small way".
SMALL, adjective. Made to seem smaller or less (especially in worth); "her comments made me feel small".

Wise words

Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love.
Lao Tzu