Definition of small adverb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//smɔːl//
    ; NAmE NAmE//smɔːl//
    (smaller, smallest)
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  1. 1into small pieces Chop the cabbage up small.
  2. 2in a small size You can fit it all in if you write very small.
  3. Word OriginOld English smæl, of Germanic origin; related to Dutch smal and German schmal.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: small