- an appraisal or estimation, especially as the result of sizing up: asking for a size-up of the new office equipment.
Origin of size-up
noun use of verb phrase size up
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Examples from the Web for size-up
Therefore it is not safe to rely on a size-up based on what he says.
Therefore restrict your size-up to the discriminative observation of the muscle signs of his mind habits and mind actions.
After making your size-up of the degree of his mental speed, you can govern your presentation by what you have learned.
It is better to make no size-up at all than to strain in observing the other man and make him aware of your close scrutiny.
Therefore teach yourself to observe without seeming to look closely at the object of your size-up.