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 for small
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Small \Small\, v. t.
     To make little or less. [Obs.]
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Small \Small\ (sm[add]l), a. [Compar. Smaller
     (sm[add]l"[~e]r); superl. Smallest.] [OE. small, AS. smael;
     akin to D. smal narrow, OS. & OHG. smal small, G. schmal
     narrow, Dan. & Sw. smal, Goth. smals small, Icel. smali small
     cattle, sheep, or goats; cf. Gr. mh^lon a sheep or goat.]
     1. Having little size, compared with other things of the same
        kind; little in quantity or degree; diminutive; not large
        or extended in dimension; not great; not much;
        inconsiderable; as, a small man; a small river.
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              To compare
              Great things with small.              --Milton.
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     2. Being of slight consequence; feeble in influence or
        importance; unimportant; trivial; insignificant; as, a
        small fault; a small business.
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     3. Envincing little worth or ability; not large-minded; --
        sometimes, in reproach, paltry; mean.
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              A true delineation of the smallest man is capable of
              interesting the greatest man.         --Carlyle.
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     4. Not prolonged in duration; not extended in time; short;
        as, after a small space. --Shak.
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     5. Weak; slender; fine; gentle; soft; not loud. "A still,
        small voice." --1 Kings xix. 12.
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     Great and small,of all ranks or degrees; -- used especially
        of persons. "His quests, great and small." --Chaucer.
  
     Small arms, muskets, rifles, pistols, etc., in distinction
        from cannon.
  
     Small beer. See under Beer.
  
     Small coal.
        (a) Little coals of wood formerly used to light fires.
            --Gay.
        (b) Coal about the size of a hazelnut, separated from the
            coarser parts by screening.
  
     Small craft (Naut.), a vessel, or vessels in general, of a
        small size.
  
     Small fruits. See under Fruit.
  
     Small hand, a certain size of paper. See under Paper.
  
     Small hours. See under Hour.
  
     Small letter. (Print.), a lower-case letter. See
        Lower-case, and Capital letter, under Capital, a.
  
     Small piece, a Scotch coin worth about 21/4d. sterling, or
        about 41/2cents.
  
     Small register. See the Note under 1st Register, 7.
  
     Small stuff (Naut.), spun yarn, marline, and the smallest
        kinds of rope. --R. H. Dana, Jr.
  
     Small talk, light or trifling conversation; chitchat.
  
     Small wares (Com.), various small textile articles, as
        tapes, braid, tringe, and the like. --M`Culloch.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Small \Small\, adv.
     1. In or to small extent, quantity, or degree; little;
        slightly. [Obs.] "I wept but small." --Chaucer. "It small
        avails my mood." --Shak.
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     2. Not loudly; faintly; timidly. [Obs. or Humorous]
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              You may speak as small as you will.   --Shak.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Small \Small\, n.
     1. The small or slender part of a thing; as, the small of the
        leg or of the back.
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     2. pl. Smallclothes. [Colloq.] --Hood. Dickens.
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     3. pl. Same as Little go. See under Little, a.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  small
      adv 1: on a small scale; "think small" [ant: big]
      adj 1: limited or below average in number or quantity or
             magnitude or extent; "a little dining room"; "a little
             house"; "a small car"; "a little (or small) group" [syn:
             small, little] [ant: big, large]
      2: limited in size or scope; "a small business"; "a newspaper
         with a modest circulation"; "small-scale plans"; "a pocket-
         size country" [syn: minor, modest, small, small-
         scale, pocket-size, pocket-sized]
      3: (of children and animals) young, immature; "what a big little
         boy you are"; "small children" [syn: little, small]
      4: slight or limited; especially in degree or intensity or
         scope; "a series of death struggles with small time in
         between"
      5: low or inferior in station or quality; "a humble cottage"; "a
         lowly parish priest"; "a modest man of the people"; "small
         beginnings" [syn: humble, low, lowly, modest,
         small]
      6: lowercase; "little a"; "small a"; "e.e.cummings's poetry is
         written all in minuscule letters" [syn: little,
         minuscule, small]
      7: (of a voice) faint; "a little voice"; "a still small voice"
         [syn: little, small]
      8: have fine or very small constituent particles; "a small misty
         rain"
      9: not large but sufficient in size or amount; "a modest
         salary"; "modest inflation"; "helped in my own small way"
         [syn: modest, small]
      10: made to seem smaller or less (especially in worth); "her
          comments made me feel small" [syn: belittled,
          diminished, small]
      n 1: the slender part of the back
      2: a garment size for a small person

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  291 Moby Thesaurus words for "small":
     Lenten, Lilliputian, Spartan, abject, abominable, abstemious, airy,
     arrant, ascetic, atrocious, attenuate, attenuated, austere,
     authoritarian, baby, back-burner, bantam, base, beggarly, bigot,
     bigoted, borne, boyish, cheap, cheesy, close, closed, commonplace,
     constricted, contemptible, cramped, creedbound, crummy, cursory,
     deaf, deaf to reason, debased, deficient, degraded, delicate,
     depraved, depthless, despicable, diaphanous, diluted, diminished,
     diminutive, dinky, dirty, disgusting, dispensable, dwarfed,
     dwarfish, elfin, ethereal, everyday, execrable, exiguous,
     fanatical, few, fine, fine-drawn, finespun, flagrant, flat, flimsy,
     footling, foul, frail, frugal, fulsome, gauzy, girlish, gossamer,
     gracile, grave, gross, grudging, half-pint, heinous, hidebound,
     homely, humble, humble-looking, humble-visaged, humblest,
     illiberal, immaterial, immature, imperfect, impoverished,
     in a nutshell, in miniature, in the small, inadequate,
     inappreciable, incompetent, inconsequential, inconsiderable,
     inessential, inferior, inglorious, innocuous, insignificant,
     insubstantial, insufficient, insular, irrelevant, jejune,
     knee-high, lacy, lean, least, lesser, light, limited, little,
     little-minded, low, low-down, lowest, lowliest, lowly, lumpen,
     maladroit, mangy, matter-of-fact, meager, mean, mean-minded,
     mean-spirited, measly, mediocre, midget, mingy, mini, miniature,
     minor, minuscule, minute, miserable, miserly, misty, modest,
     monkey, monstrous, mundane, narrow, narrow-hearted, narrow-minded,
     narrow-souled, narrow-spirited, nearsighted, nefarious, negligible,
     niggardly, no great shakes, nonessential, not comparable,
     not in it, not vital, nugatory, obnoxious, odious, one-horse,
     out of it, paltry, papery, parochial, parsimonious, peewee, petit,
     petite, petty, picayune, picayunish, piddling, pindling,
     pint-sized, plain, pocket-sized, poky, poor, provincial, puny,
     purblind, rank, rare, rarefied, reduced, reptilian, scabby, scant,
     scanty, scrawny, scrimp, scrimpy, scrubby, scruffy, scummy, scurvy,
     secondary, selfish, shabby, shallow, shoddy, short, shortsighted,
     simple, skimp, skimpy, skin-deep, slender, slenderish, slight,
     slight-made, slightly, slim, slimmish, slinky, small-minded,
     small-scale, smallish, smally, spare, sparing, squalid, starvation,
     stingy, stinted, stinting, straitened, straitlaced, stuffy,
     stunted, subsistence, subtle, superficial, svelte, sylphlike,
     teachable, technical, teeny, tenuous, thin, thin-bodied, thin-set,
     thin-spun, thinnish, threadlike, tight, tight-fisted, tiny,
     trifling, trivial, two-by-four, two-dimensional, uncatholic,
     uncharitable, unchivalrous, undersized, undistinguished,
     unessential, ungenerous, unimaginative, unimportant, unimpressive,
     uninspired, unliberal, unmentionable, unnoteworthy, unnourishing,
     unnutritious, unoriginal, unpretentious, unprofound,
     unsatisfactory, unskillful, vague, vile, wasp-waisted, watered,
     watered-down, watery, weak, wee, willowy, wiredrawn, wispy,
     wretched, young
  
  

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (18 March 2015) :

  SMALL
  
     1. Functional, lazy, untyped.
  
     ["SMALL - A Small Interactive Functional System",
     L. Augustsson, TR 28, U Goteborg and Chalmers U, 1986].
  
     2. A toy language used to illustrate denotational
     semantics.
  
     ["The Denotational Description of Programming Languages",
     M.J.C. Gordon, Springer 1979].
  

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