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 Meanings and Examples of SMALL
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
small
 a.  not big, less in size or amount than is average
 a.  slight or limited, especially in degree or intensity or scope
Classic Sentence: (140 in 10 pages)
1  When she described the small ivory-white face and the strange black-rimmed eyes Dickon shook his head.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XV
2  Dickon had made him give Mary his small front hoof and kiss her on her cheek with his velvet muzzle.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVIII
3  "Come on, little 'un," he said, turning the small woolly white head with a gentle brown hand.'
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIX
4  Aunt Polly placed small trust in such evidence.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER III
5  But when he saw this small newcomer his soul was all ablaze with bliss in a moment.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV
6  The sand began to work, and presently a small black bug appeared for a second and then darted under again in a fright.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER VIII
7  Arrived at the dreadful place, he wormed his small body through the crowd and saw the dismal spectacle.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XI
8  There was a small log raft there which they meant to capture.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIII
9  Tom squeezed his small body behind it in order to illuminate it for Becky's gratification.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXI
10  So she packed her small trunk and made the journey.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER II
11  A trifle after noon the boys borrowed a small skiff from a citizen who was absent, and got under way at once.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIII
12  Four avenues opened out of the small cavern which the great rock stood in.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIII
13  The station was a small one and nobody but themselves seemed to be getting out of the train.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER III
14  Away down there somewheres I hears a small whoop, and up comes my spirits.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XV.
15  I was too small when pap used to have 'em at the palace.'
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XX.
Example Sentence: (202 in 14 pages)
16  Please accept this small token of my appreciation.
17  Please accept this small gift as a token of our esteem.
18  Please accept this gift as a small token of our appreciation.
19  Inside most of us is a small child screaming for attention.
20  A photo of a small boy arrested my attention.
21  A small green snake slithered across the wet road.
22  She suddenly held up a small, bony finger and pointed across the room.
23  That small room contained the sum total of the family's possessions.
24  The ship was laid on toward a small island.
25  The town has a small natural harbour.
26  Two miles further on we came to a small town.
27  Saboteurs blew up a small section of the track.
28  Investing in a unit trust reduces risks for small investors.
29  The steel trusts merged various small businesses.
30  Many small businesses have fallen victim to the recession.