be, feel, look, seem
become, get, grow

The gap seemed to be getting smaller.

The kite grew smaller and smaller and finally disappeared altogether.

remain, stay

Choose plants that will stay small.

keep sth, make sth

Technology has made the world smaller.

extremely, fairly, very, etc.
a little, slightly, etc.

My coat was rather small for Bob.

big and small, large and small

Employers, large and small, face massive fines.

smaller and smaller

The phones are getting smaller and smaller.

Small is used with these nouns: ↑accident, ↑acquisition, ↑ad, ↑adjustment, ↑airport, ↑allowance, ↑alteration, ↑amendment, ↑amount, ↑apartment, ↑appetite, ↑area, ↑arms, ↑army, ↑attic, ↑audience, ↑baby, ↑bag, ↑band, ↑bank, ↑batch, ↑beak, ↑bedroom, ↑bet, ↑birthmark, ↑bit, ↑block, ↑boat, ↑bomb, ↑bouquet, ↑bow, ↑bowel, ↑boy, ↑brandy, ↑breast, ↑brother, ↑budget, ↑build, ↑building, ↑bump, ↑bunch, ↑bundle, ↑business, ↑businessman, businesswoman, ↑campus, ↑capacity, ↑cast, ↑catch, ↑cave, ↑celebration, ↑chain, ↑change, ↑chapel, ↑charge, ↑child, ↑chore, ↑chunk, ↑circle, ↑circulation, ↑city, ↑claim, ↑class, ↑click, ↑clientele, ↑closet, ↑clump, ↑cluster, ↑coke, ↑collection, ↑colony, ↑comfort, ↑commission, ↑community, ↑company, ↑compensation, ↑complaint, ↑concession, ↑confines, ↑congregation, ↑consolation, ↑contingent, ↑contribution, ↑corner, ↑correction, ↑cottage, ↑crack, ↑craft, ↑crater, ↑creature, ↑creek, ↑crowd, ↑crush, ↑cry, ↑crystal, ↑cubicle, ↑cupboard, ↑cut, ↑daughter, ↑decrease, ↑defect, ↑deficit, ↑degree, ↑delegation, ↑delivery, ↑dent, ↑depression, ↑desk, ↑detail, ↑detour, ↑diameter, ↑difference, ↑dimension, ↑dining room, ↑disappointment, ↑discrepancy, ↑distance, ↑distributor, ↑ditch, ↑donation, ↑dose, ↑dowry, ↑drop, ↑earthquake, ↑electric shock, ↑employer, ↑engine, ↑enterprise, ↑entrepreneur, ↑envelope, ↑errand, ↑error, ↑estate, ↑exclamation, ↑exhibit, ↑exhibition, ↑expedition, ↑explosion, ↑factory, ↑fall, ↑family, ↑farm, ↑farmer, ↑favour, ↑feat, ↑fee, ↑figure, ↑fine, ↑fireplace, ↑firm, ↑fist, ↑flame, ↑flap, ↑flashlight, ↑flat, ↑flaw, ↑fleet, ↑flicker, ↑flower, ↑fluctuation, ↑following, ↑foot, ↑force, ↑format, ↑fortune, ↑fraction, ↑frame, ↑frown, ↑fry, ↑gadget, ↑gain, ↑gap, ↑garden, ↑gash, ↑gasp, ↑gathering, ↑gesture, ↑gift, ↑giggle, ↑gin, ↑girl, ↑government, ↑grain, ↑grant, ↑graze, ↑grimace, ↑grin, ↑groan, ↑group, ↑growl, ↑grunt, ↑gust, ↑handful, ↑heap, ↑helping, ↑herd, ↑hiccup, ↑hill, ↑hint, ↑hip, ↑hoard, ↑hole, ↑hotel, ↑hour, ↑house, ↑huddle, ↑hut, ↑improvement, ↑incident, ↑incision, ↑income, ↑increase, ↑indulgence, ↑inheritance, ↑instrument, ↑intestine, ↑investment, ↑investor, ↑job, ↑jump, ↑kindness, ↑kitchen, ↑knife, ↑lake, ↑lane, ↑laugh, ↑lead, ↑leak, ↑leap, ↑ledge, ↑letter, ↑library, ↑loaf, ↑loan, ↑loss, ↑lot, ↑lump, ↑luxury, ↑magnitude, ↑majority, ↑mammal, ↑manufacturer, ↑margin, ↑market, ↑minority, ↑miracle, ↑moan, ↑moon, ↑mortgage, ↑motel, ↑motor, ↑mound, ↑mountain, ↑moustache, ↑mouth, ↑movement, ↑mystery, ↑nail, ↑nation, ↑niche, ↑nod, ↑noise, ↑nose, ↑number, ↑object, ↑office, ↑opening, ↑operation, ↑operator, ↑orchestra, ↑order, ↑organization, ↑outfit, ↑outlay, ↑package, ↑painting, ↑pan, ↑pang, ↑parcel, ↑part, ↑passage, ↑pause, ↑penis, ↑pension, ↑percentage, ↑piece, ↑pile, ↑pizza, ↑plane, ↑pleasure, ↑plot, ↑pocket, ↑pond, ↑pool, ↑population, ↑portion, ↑premium, ↑print, ↑procession, ↑producer, ↑profit, ↑project, ↑proportion, ↑publisher, ↑puff, ↑quantity, ↑rebellion, ↑reception, ↑recess, ↑reduction, ↑refrigerator, ↑region, ↑remnant, ↑repertoire, ↑replica, ↑reserve, ↑restaurant, ↑retailer, ↑return, ↑ripple, ↑rise, ↑risk, ↑river, ↑road, ↑rock, ↑role, ↑room, ↑salary, ↑sample, ↑saucepan, ↑saver, ↑scale, ↑scar, ↑scissors, ↑scrap, ↑scratch, ↑screen, ↑section, ↑selection, ↑settlement, ↑shack, ↑shake, ↑share, ↑shareholder, ↑sherry, ↑shiver, ↑shopkeeper, ↑shopping centre, ↑shrub, ↑shrug, ↑shudder, ↑sigh, ↑sip, ↑size, ↑skillet, ↑skirmish, ↑slice, ↑smirk, ↑snack, ↑snag, ↑sniff, ↑snippet, ↑snort, ↑sob, ↑son, ↑space, ↑specimen, ↑splash, ↑squeak, ↑stake, ↑statue, ↑stature, ↑step, ↑stool, ↑store, ↑stream, ↑stretch, ↑subsidy, ↑sum, ↑supplier, ↑supply, ↑surcharge, ↑surplus, ↑swing, ↑table, ↑task, ↑taste, ↑theatre, ↑thing, ↑tip, ↑token, ↑touch, ↑town, ↑trace, ↑trader, ↑tree, ↑tremor, ↑trickle, ↑triumph, ↑tug, ↑unit, ↑user, ↑valley, ↑variation, ↑victory, ↑village, ↑vocabulary, ↑voice, ↑volume, ↑wage, ↑waist, ↑waterfall, ↑wave, ↑weakness, ↑wedding, ↑whimper, ↑whisky, ↑window, ↑workforce, ↑world, ↑wrist, ↑writing, ↑yard, ↑yelp

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