Definitions for immenseɪˈmɛns

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

im•mense*ɪˈmɛns(adj.)

  1. vast; immeasurable:

    an immense territory.

  2. splendid; excellent.

* Syn: See huge.

Origin of immense:

1400–50; late ME < L immēnsus=im-2+mēnsus, ptp. of mētīrī to measure

im•mense′ness(n.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. huge, immense, vast, Brobdingnagian(adj)

    unusually great in size or amount or degree or especially extent or scope

    "huge government spending"; "huge country estates"; "huge popular demand for higher education"; "a huge wave"; "the Los Angeles aqueduct winds like an immense snake along the base of the mountains"; "immense numbers of birds"; "at vast (or immense) expense"; "the vast reaches of outer space"; "the vast accumulation of knowledge...which we call civilization"- W.R.Inge

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. immense(adjective)ɪˈmɛns

    very large; = huge

    an immense area of forest

Wiktionary

  1. immense(Adjective)

    huge, gigantic, very large

  2. Origin: From immensus, from im- not + mensus measured

Webster Dictionary

  1. Immense(adj)

    immeasurable; unlimited. In commonest use: Very great; vast; huge

British National Corpus

  1. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'immense' in Adjectives Frequency: #798


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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

immense(adjective)

very large or very great

an immense forest; immense amounts of money.

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