What does Large mean?

Definitions for Large
lɑrdʒLarge

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Large.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. largeadjective

    a garment size for a large person

  2. large, bigadjective

    above average in size or number or quantity or magnitude or extent

    "a large city"; "set out for the big city"; "a large sum"; "a big (or large) barn"; "a large family"; "big businesses"; "a big expenditure"; "a large number of newspapers"; "a big group of scientists"; "large areas of the world"

  3. largeadjective

    fairly large or important in effect; influential

    "played a large role in the negotiations"

  4. bombastic, declamatory, large, orotund, tumid, turgidadjective

    ostentatiously lofty in style

    "a man given to large talk"; "tumid political prose"

  5. big, large, magnanimousadjective

    generous and understanding and tolerant

    "a heart big enough to hold no grudges"; "that's very big of you to be so forgiving"; "a large and generous spirit"; "a large heart"; "magnanimous toward his enemies"

  6. big, large, prominentadjective

    conspicuous in position or importance

    "a big figure in the movement"; "big man on campus"; "he's very large in financial circles"; "a prominent citizen"

  7. largeadjective

    having broad power and range and scope

    "taking the large view"; "a large effect"; "a large sympathy"

  8. big(p), enceinte, expectant, gravid, great(p), large(p), heavy(p), with child(p)adverb

    in an advanced stage of pregnancy

    "was big with child"; "was great with child"

  9. largeadverb

    at a distance, wide of something (as of a mark)

  10. largeadverb

    with the wind abaft the beam

    "a ship sailing large"

  11. boastfully, vauntingly, big, largeadverb

    in a boastful manner

    "he talked big all evening"

Wiktionary

  1. largeadjective

    Of considerable or relatively great size or extent.

  2. Etymology: From large, from large, from larga, feminine of largus. Displaced stoor (from stor) and muchel (from mycel).

Webster Dictionary

  1. Large

    exceeding most other things of like kind in bulk, capacity, quantity, superficial dimensions, or number of constituent units; big; great; capacious; extensive; -- opposed to small; as, a large horse; a large house or room; a large lake or pool; a large jug or spoon; a large vineyard; a large army; a large city

  2. Large

    abundant; ample; as, a large supply of provisions

  3. Large

    full in statement; diffuse; full; profuse

  4. Large

    having more than usual power or capacity; having broad sympathies and generous impulses; comprehensive; -- said of the mind and heart

  5. Large

    free; unembarrassed

  6. Large

    unrestrained by decorum; -- said of language

  7. Large

    prodigal in expending; lavish

  8. Large

    crossing the line of a ship's course in a favorable direction; -- said of the wind when it is abeam, or between the beam and the quarter

  9. Largeadverb

    freely; licentiously

  10. Largenoun

    a musical note, formerly in use, equal to two longs, four breves, or eight semibreves

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Large

    larj, adj. great in size: extensive: bulky: wide: long: abundant: liberal: diffuse: (Shak., of language) free, licentious.—adv. (naut.) before the wind.—adjs. Large′-ā′cred, possessing much land; Large′-hand′ed, having large hands: grasping, greedy: profuse; Large′-heart′ed, having a large heart or liberal disposition: generous.—adv. Large′ly.—adj. Large′-mind′ed, characterised by breadth of view.—ns. Large′ness; Lar′get, a length of iron cut from a bar and of proper size to roll into a sheet.—At large, without restraint or confinement: fully: as a whole, altogether. [Fr.,—L. largus.]

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. large

    Sailing large: going with the wind free when studding-sails will draw.

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Large' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #237

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Large' in Written Corpus Frequency: #714

  3. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Large' in Adjectives Frequency: #9

Anagrams for Large »

  1. Alger, Elgar, glare, lager, regal

  2. Alger

  3. Elgar

  4. Glare

  5. Regal

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Large in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Large in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of Large in a Sentence

  1. Walt Whitman, "Song of Myself":

    Do I contradict myself? Very well then I contradict myself, (I am large, I contain multitudes.)

  2. Maria Uriarte:

    One thing that was different between the storms is the percentage of trees that were broken, really large trees that were just snapped in half -- and this is unique.

  3. Hemant Bakhru:

    Large-cap Indian pharma companies are predominantly dollar exposed, emerging-market investors who right now want to avoid risk and invest in assets that are more exposed to the U.S. economy as against emerging markets will naturally choose some of these Indian pharma names.

  4. Stuart Cole:

    Going forward, the big question is just how long can the Fed maintain its dovish stance in opposition to the markets, particularly if companies begin raising wages to encourage unemployed labor back into the workforce, in turn driving a large hole in the Fed’s transitory inflation argument.

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    a decorative musical accompaniment (often improvised) added above a basic melody
    • A. abrade
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    • C. descant
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