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Definition of Small


  1. Having little size, compared with other things of the same kind; little in quantity or degree; diminutive; not large or extended in dimension; not great; not much; inconsiderable; as, a small man; a small river.
  2. Being of slight consequence; feeble in influence or importance; unimportant; trivial; insignificant; as, a small fault; a small business.
  3. Envincing little worth or ability; not large-minded; -- sometimes, in reproach, paltry; mean.
  4. Not prolonged in duration; not extended in time; short; as, after a small space.
  5. Weak; slender; fine; gentle; soft; not loud.
  6. In or to small extent, quantity, or degree; little; slightly.
  7. Not loudly; faintly; timidly.
  8. The small or slender part of a thing; as, the small of the leg or of the back.
  9. Smallclothes.
  10. Same as Little go. See under Little, a.
  11. To make little or less.
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Small Translations

small in Afrikaans is klein
small in Danish is lille
small in Dutch is min, klein, luttel, gering, karig
small in French is petit
small in German is gering, klein
small in Italian is piccolo, minuscolo
small in Latin is vegrandis, parvus minor minimus, substrictus
small in Norwegian is liten
small in Portuguese is pequeno