Definitions

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  • v. To evaluate; to estimate or anticipate the magnitude, difficulty, or strength of something.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. to look at critically or searchingly, or in minute detail

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Examples

  • Whether or not they were featured in the book, their action-flavored perspectives helped me separate what’s real from what’s speculative and to size up what’s imminently practical and what’s out of reach.

    THE NEW MARKET LEADERS

  • Janowski arrived two and a half hours early to get a seat near the entrance so he could size up rival bidders as they walked in.

    Down on the farm, investors see big potential

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