Definition of resize in English:



[with object]
  • Alter the size of (something, especially a computer window or image)

    ‘drawings can be resized’
    ‘some formats allow further resizing’
    • ‘When using this technique to move or resize a window, each press of an arrow key moves or resizes the window by about 10 pixels.’
    • ‘Note that I have resized the image, the original is a bit bigger.’
    • ‘The width will grow and shrink as the browser window is resized.’
    • ‘The software automatically resizes the image as you go along.’
    • ‘These features help you to accurately resize your images while retaining the resolution and quality, change the JPEG quality, and create captions for your photos.’
    • ‘Once uploaded, resize the image so that the largest dimension is 100 px and then scan it in pixel by pixel the way we scanned during the learning process.’
    • ‘To minimize the window, just click on a corner of the screen, hold the mouse down and drag to resize the window.’
    • ‘One feature that I like is that, if you've selected the ‘fit’ sizing option, it will automatically resize an image that is too large for the screen to the largest proportional size that will fit on the screen.’
    • ‘Learn how to resize images for the web and printed output.’
    • ‘The viewing software automatically resizes the image and offers zooming, panning, and scrolling functions.’
    • ‘The software automatically resizes the digital images and allows the viewer to zoom, pan, scroll, and perform other operations that enhance image viewing.’
    • ‘Today's digital cameras come with the software you need to crop and resize the image.’
    • ‘If you'd like to resize an image in JPEG format, you can do so in one of two ways - through your graphics program or within your HTML.’
    • ‘These images were subsequently resized and enhanced in brightness and contrast for visual clarity.’
    • ‘You'll generally want to use this maximum resolution for slides, since the image resolution drops drastically when you resize the image.’
    • ‘Always resize your image in your graphics software before you insert it onto your web page.’
    • ‘It includes such functions as dragging icons between folders, resizing windows inside the browser, sorting data easily and the like.’
    • ‘However, when working with a flexible design, users can easily control line length and text size by resizing the browser window and using the text zoom feature.’
    • ‘You may need to scroll or resize the pop-up image window to get a good view.’
    • ‘I spent the last few hours resizing images and giving them completely unfunny captions.’