Synonyms for small

Synonyms for (noun) small

Synonyms: small

Definition: a garment size for a small person

Similar words: size

Definition: the property resulting from being one of a series of graduated measurements (as of clothing)

Usage: he wears a size 13 shoe


Synonyms: small

Definition: the slender part of the back

Similar words: body part

Definition: any part of an organism such as an organ or extremity

Synonyms for (adjective) small

Synonyms: belittled, small, diminished

Definition: made to seem smaller or less (especially in worth)

Usage: her comments made me feel small

Similar words: reduced, decreased

Definition: made less in size or amount or degree


Synonyms: little, small

Definition: limited or below average in number or quantity or magnitude or extent

Usage: a little dining room; a little house; a small car; a little (or small) group

Similar words: atomic

Definition: immeasurably small


Similar words: subatomic

Definition: of smaller than atomic dimensions


Similar words: tiny, bantam, lilliputian, midget, diminutive, petite, flyspeck

Definition: very small

Usage: diminutive in stature; a lilliputian chest of drawers; her petite figure; tiny feet; the flyspeck nation of Bahrain moved toward democracy


Similar words: bittie, bitty, teensy, teensy-weensy, teentsy, teeny, teeny-weeny, itsy-bitsy, itty-bitty, wee, weensy, weeny

Definition: (used informally) very small

Usage: a wee tot


Similar words: dinky

Definition: small and insignificant

Usage: we stayed in a dinky old hotel


Similar words: dwarfish

Definition: atypically small

Usage: dwarf tree; dwarf star


Similar words: elfin, elflike

Definition: small and delicate

Usage: she was an elfin creature--graceful and delicate; obsessed by things elfin and small


Similar words: gnomish

Definition: used of small deformed creatures


Similar words: half-size

Definition: half the usual or regular size


Similar words: infinitesimal, minute

Definition: infinitely or immeasurably small

Usage: two minute whiplike threads of protoplasm; reduced to a microscopic scale


Similar words: lesser

Definition: smaller in size or amount or value

Usage: the lesser powers of Europe; the lesser anteater


Similar words: microscopic, microscopical

Definition: so small as to be invisible without a microscope

Usage: differences were microscopic


Similar words: micro

Definition: extremely small in scale or scope or capability


Similar words: miniature

Definition: being on a very small scale

Usage: a miniature camera


Similar words: miniscule, minuscule

Definition: very small

Usage: a minuscule kitchen; a minuscule amount of rain fell


Similar words: olive-sized

Definition: about the size of an olive


Similar words: pocket-size, pocket-sized, pocketable

Definition: small enough to be carried in a garment pocket

Usage: pocket-size paperbacks


Similar words: puny, runty, shrimpy

Definition: (used especially of persons) of inferior size


Similar words: slender, slim

Definition: small in quantity

Usage: slender wages; a slim chance of winning; a small surplus


Similar words: smaller, littler

Definition: small or little relative to something else


Similar words: smallish

Definition: rather small


Similar words: small-scale

Definition: created or drawn on a small scale

Usage: small-scale maps; a small-scale model


Similar words: undersize, undersized

Definition: smaller than normal for its kind


Synonyms: minor, modest, pocket-size, pocket-sized, small, small-scale

Definition: limited in size or scope

Usage: a small business; a newspaper with a modest circulation; small-scale plans; a pocket-size country

Similar words: limited

Definition: small in range or scope

Usage: limited war; a limited success; a limited circle of friends


Synonyms: little, small

Definition: (of a voice) faint

Usage: a little voice; a still small voice

Similar words: soft

Definition: (of sound) relatively low in volume

Usage: soft voices; soft music


Synonyms: little, small, minuscule

Definition: lowercase

Usage: little a; small a; e.e.cummings's poetry is written all in minuscule letters

Similar words: lowercase

Definition: relating to small (not capitalized) letters that were kept in the lower half of a compositor's type case

Usage: lowercase letters; a and b and c etc


Synonyms: modest, small

Definition: not large but sufficient in size or amount

Usage: a modest salary; modest inflation; helped in my own small way

Similar words: moderate

Definition: being within reasonable or average limits; not excessive or extreme

Usage: moderate prices; a moderate income; a moderate fine; moderate demands; a moderate estimate; a moderate eater; moderate success; a kitchen of moderate size; the X-ray showed moderate enlargement of the heart


Synonyms: small

Definition: slight or limited; especially in degree or intensity or scope

Usage: a series of death struggles with small time in between

Similar words: slight, little

Definition: (quantifier used with mass nouns) small in quantity or degree; not much or almost none or (with `a') at least some

Usage: little rain fell in May; gave it little thought; little time is left; we still have little money; a little hope remained; there's slight chance that it will work; there's a slight chance it will work


Synonyms: little, small

Definition: (of children and animals) young, immature

Usage: what a big little boy you are; small children

Similar words: young, immature

Definition: (used of living things especially persons) in an early period of life or development or growth

Usage: young people


Synonyms: small

Definition: have fine or very small constituent particles

Usage: a small misty rain

Similar words: fine

Definition: of textures that are smooth to the touch or substances consisting of relatively small particles

Usage: wood with a fine grain; fine powdery snow; fine rain; batiste is a cotton fabric with a fine weave; covered with a fine film of dust


Synonyms: humble, small, low, lowly, modest

Definition: low or inferior in station or quality

Usage: a humble cottage; a lowly parish priest; a modest man of the people; small beginnings

Similar words: inferior

Definition: of or characteristic of low rank or importance