Small Synonyms and Antonyms

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Synonyms for Small

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Very small; diminutive
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Having scant power or influence; of minor status:
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Small; unimposing
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Very small; tiny.
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Of a relatively small size; esp., of a size to fit in the pocket
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(Archaic) Filled with pity or compassion.
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Tiny.
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Containing a large amount of shortening; flaky:
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Thin; lean; emaciated
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Having the characteristics of a runt
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Too small to be seen by the unaided eye but large enough to be studied under a microscope.
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(Uncountable) The state or quality of being small.
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(Disputed) minuscule
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An inhabitant of Lilliput
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Not great in diameter or cross section; fine:
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The definition of trivial is insignificant, or of no importance.
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(Informal, US) Tiny and insignificant; small and undesirable.
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Confined or restricted
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made to seem smaller or less (especially in worth)
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Of an ultramicroscope
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Of little force or validity; having slight foundation; feeble
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(Slang) An insignificant person
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Lesser in seriousness or danger:
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Alternative spelling of narrow-minded.
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Low in rank or social importance.
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Very little, very few.
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(Grammar) A word form expressing smallness, youth, unimportance, or endearment.
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Not worthy of notice; insignificant:
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Small and trim in figure
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The definition of wee is tiny.
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Not significant or important enough to be worth considering; trifling.
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Characterized by the music of the “peaceful” pipe rather than of the “warlike” drums, trumpets, etc.; hence, peaceful or tranquil
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(Chiefly Southern US) Sickly; ill.
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The definition of remote is something that is far away in place or time or a place that is located away from the populated areas.
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A very small quantity; jot
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A number or quantity having a value that is intermediate between other numbers or quantities, especially an arithmetic mean or average.
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Small, moderate in size.
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Not important; insignificant or petty.
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Harsh in judgment; unkind.
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1676, Thomas Comber, A Companion to the Temple: The litany, page 309:
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(Chemistry) (of an element) Combined with itself and with no other element; elemental.
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Made smaller by contraction.
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So weak as to be difficult to perceive;
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Of little value or importance; trifling; trivial
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Trivial; petty.
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(Music) characterised by the repetition and gradual alteration of short phrases.
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Small, weak, or gentle; not decidedly marked; not forcible; inconsiderable; unimportant; insignificant; not severe.
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Alternative spelling of pip-squeak.
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On a small scale; rudimentary; lacking many details or components
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(Mathematics) Capable of having values approaching zero as a limit.
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Of or designating a partnership in which the liability of certain of its partners is limited to the amount of their individual investments
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With limited margin; with barely enough space, time, etc.; barely successful
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A normally proportioned person with small stature, usually defined as reaching an adult height less than 4'10". [from later 19th c.]
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Petty is defined as something relatively worthless or unimportant.
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Dirty or squalid.
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(Anthropology) Either of two kinship groups based on unilateral descent that together make up a tribe or society.
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Small, delicately formed, and pretty; dainty
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A small freshwater fish of the carp family.
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Of, pertaining to, or made by or for dwarves.
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Inconveniently small, narrow, etc.
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Something not worth arguing about.
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Lacking in volume, intensity, etc.; faint
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Fewness; small number
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A meagre allowance of money or wages.
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Of a size suitable to be carried in a pocket:
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Not adequate in quality or quantity; inferior:
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Of, pertaining to, or composed of corpuscles; particulate.
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Insufficient; not enough
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Void of essence, or real being.
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Having little intensity or strength; faint:
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Impossible or difficult to perceive by the mind or senses:
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Too small or insignificant to be observed or have any value; negligible
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Characterized by atrophy
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The definition of homeopathic is a type of alternative medicine that fights an illness with a remedy that, in a healthy person and at higher doses, would create symptoms like those of the illness.
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The state of being insignificant
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Selfish is defined as being focused only on yourself, or acting that way.
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Restrictive to individual choice and freedom.
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The definition of base is something that forms a foundation.
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Too trivial or unimportant to be worthy of attention.
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Antonyms for Small

Very great in size, extent, or amount.
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The definition of generous is kind and giving, or a large amount.
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The definition of major is something that is greater, very consequential, serious or important.
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Not trivial.
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Inclined to tolerate the beliefs or behavior of others; forbearing:
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Very great in size, extent, or amount:
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Having the tendency to give; generous
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Having relevant and crucial value.
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Outstandingly good of its kind; of exceptional merit, virtue, etc.
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Tolerant of opinions and behavior that are unconventional or that differ from one's own; not bigoted; liberal
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on a small scale
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Characterized by excellence or distinction; eminent:
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Of exceedingly great size, extent, or quantity.
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Characterised by careful and conscious thought; deliberate
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Carefully or delicately made or done:
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The definition of famous is someone or something that is very well known by a lot of people.
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The definition of benevolent is enjoying helping others or someone whose primary characteristic is being warm or friendly.
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Words Related to Small

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Showing deferential or submissive respect:
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The definition of inadequate is someone or something that is lacking in something desired or required.
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Marked by insufficient inhalation of air; weak:
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Synonym Study

  • Petite has specific application to a girl or woman who is small and trim in figure
  • Miniature applies to a copy, model, representation, etc. on a very small scale miniature model cars
  • Minute and the more informal tiny suggest that which is extremely diminutive, often to the degree that it can be discerned only by close scrutiny a minute, or tiny, difference
  • Diminutive implies extreme, sometimes delicate, smallness or littleness the diminutive Lilliputians
  • Small and little are often used interchangeably, but small is preferred with reference to something concrete of less than the usual quantity, size, amount, value, importance, etc. a small man, tax, audience, matter, etc. and little more often applies to absolute concepts he has his little faults, in expressing tenderness, indulgence, etc. the little dear, and in connoting insignificance, meanness, pettiness, etc. of little importance
Find another word for small. In this page you can discover 125 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for small, like: miniature, tiny, little, insignificant, minuscule, pocket-size, pitiful, teeny, short, meager and runty.