There are 2 main translations of size in Spanish

: size1size2

size1

tamaño, n.

Pronunciation: /sʌɪz//saɪz/

noun

  • 1

    (dimensions) tamaño masculine
    (of problem, task, operation) magnitud feminine
    (of problem, task, operation) envergadura feminine
    what size is it? ¿cómo es de grande?
    • it was the size of a walnut era del tamaño de una nuez
    • their house is half/twice the size of ours su casa es la mitad/el doble de grande que la nuestra
    • just look at the size of that dog! ¡mira qué perro más enorme!
    • to cut glass/cloth to size cortar vidrio/tela a (la) medida
    • that's about the size of it de eso se trata
    • to cut sb down to size bajarle los humos a algn
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    (of clothes) talla feminine
    (of clothes) talle masculine River Plate
    (of shoes, gloves) número masculine
    what size do you take? ¿qué talla tiene / usa?
    • I take (a) size 10 in shoes gasto el número 10
    • can I try the next size up? ¿me puedo probar un talle más grande?
    • try this one on for size pruébese este a ver cómo le queda la talla
    • try this for size: you go and I stay ¿qué tal si vas tú y yo me quedo?

transitive verb

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    (classify according to size)
    ponerle la talla a
    ponerle el talle a River Plate
    • If eventually, the hedgerow must be reduced in size, this may be done with a circular saw.
    • After 2012, the Olympic stadium would be reduced in size to become a new home for athletics.
    • Territories vary greatly in size, the largest one more than five times the size of the smallest one.
    • Even within the main cultivated species, yams vary to a remarkable extent in size, shape, and colour.
    • The size of the pelvic area varies in cows and those with small pelvic areas are more prone to difficulty.
    • The councils vary in size from seven to fifteen members depending on the size of the settlement they manage.
    • The craftspeople construct everything in small scale and the houses range in size up to palaces which can cost as much as a full-sized house.
    • We are retaining the play area although this will be slightly reduced in size.
    • The judges were more interested in size than overall balance, proportion and symmetry.
    • The houses vary in size, with a choice of one to four bedrooms, sleeping up to eight.
    • While presidents often talk of reducing the size of their White House staff, none actually do.
    • The collection ranges in size from the miniature to those over five feet in height.
    • Three weeks ago he was taken off a ventilator and gradually his trachaetomy tube was reduced in size, until it could be removed completely.
    • The sac is often covered by a thin layer of skin and can range in size from the dimensions of a grape to those of a grapefruit.
    • Scans of patients' brains showed that the injured area almost doubled in size following treatment.
    • They can range in size from the huge Wellingtonia tree to ground cover woodland plants.
    • The size of the house excluding underground parking is about 4,100 square feet.
    • The size of the house wasn't really big, but what made it look big was the garden beyond.
    • All apartments will be for sale and will range in size from 750 to 1500 square feet.
    • I looked over, and for the first time, I noticed that my belly had drastically reduced in size.
    • His daughter, Miranda, had managed to get a hold of a girl's uniform - albeit several sizes too big for her.
    • Vantage offers Big and Tall sizes in seven basics and bestsellers, including a woven shirt, a windshirt, and a sweater.
    • I put some old, baggy jeans a T-shirt two sizes too big for me.
    • The dress was a couple of sizes too big and with the belt on, the neckline dipped dangerously low.
    • He always wore baggy clothes that looked ten sizes too big for him, these thick rimmed glasses and stood about 5'7.
    • My mom is slender, I totally envy her body, but she has to have her pajama bottom's three sizes bigger.
    • The plain green dress was a good few sizes too big for her and hung off her petite frame like a big shapeless sack.
    • It follows that, while big sizes can be hard to source, talls tend to be even harder.
    • I had ticked off ten shops already that we had been to and didn't even offer anything in my dress size.
    • She was barefoot, and wearing only a flowered dress which was a size too big for her skinny frame.
    • He was dressed in dark blue jeans that looked about 5 sizes too big and a zipper sweater.
    • The pajama bottoms were honestly about 30 sizes too big.
    • He was wearing a pair of black jeans that were most likely two sizes too big and were hanging off of his hips.
    • You can also look at your current shoes, but if you feel a bit discomfort, it's ok to get a bigger size.
    • A friend of mine bought a wedding dress two sizes too small because she was told that it was a good motivation to lose weight for her wedding.
    • I wore my black sweatpants and a two sizes too big red t-shirt and just sat back on our couch.
    • She's about four sizes too big for the dress she's tried on.
    • I admitted to myself it made me feel a little better knowing she'd be running around in an outfit two sizes too big for her.
    • I would have given anything to make the perfect dress in a size 18 appear for her to stop the tears.
    • He is wearing many layers of clothes that looked two sizes too big for him.

There are 2 main translations of size in Spanish

: size1size2

size2

cola, n.

Pronunciation: /sʌɪz//saɪz/

noun

  • 1

    Building
    (for plaster, paper) cola feminine
    (for cloth) apresto masculine

transitive verb

  • 1

    (glaze, seal)
    (paper/wall) encolar
    (cloth) aprestar