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size up

verb as in gape

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As I size up the scene, Jack White now wears the crown … and he wears it well.

There has got to be a way to size up a new smartphone without devolving into the most overwrought tech clichés on the Internet.

Size up every situation, and find beauty in all things, not just the pretty young ones.

Google's new phone can get you a cab and size up an earthquake.

The Admiral came aboard and between us we tried to size up the new situation and to readjust ourselves thereto.

But this mornin' I got a chance to size up the whole bunch, and nary one uh them jaspers I wanted t' see was in sight.

There, too, was James Duane, with never so great need of his "surveying eye" to enable him to size up the situation.

Envelopes of any size up to twelve inches are handled, and by throwing off the sealing device, mailing cards can be stamped.

Once on the arena, I size up my man, fall to, and decide on the spot whether to thrust or to cut.


On this page you'll find 1446 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to size up, such as: confirm, determine, divine, double-check, find out, and verify.

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