What does large mean?

Definitions for large
lɑrdʒlarge

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. large(adj)

    a garment size for a large person

  2. large, big(adj)

    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. large(adj)

    fairly large or important in effect; influential

    "played a large role in the negotiations"

  4. bombastic, declamatory, large, orotund, tumid, turgid(adj)

    ostentatiously lofty in style

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

  5. big, large, magnanimous(adj)

    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, prominent(adj)

    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. large(adj)

    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. large(adverb)

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

  10. large(adverb)

    with the wind abaft the beam

    "a ship sailing large"

  11. boastfully, vauntingly, big, large(adverb)

    in a boastful manner

    "he talked big all evening"

Wiktionary

  1. large(Adjective)

    Of considerable or relatively great size or extent.

    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. Large(adverb)

    freely; licentiously

  10. Large(noun)

    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

How to pronounce large?

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How to say large in sign language?

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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. Anania Ncube:

    Having the numbers without the right quality is not the best strategy in cattle management as large numbers of inferior cattle will not give them the best returns.

  2. Bob Casey:

    We know that the shooter in Orlando used a high-powered weapon that allowed him to fire a large number of bullets in rapid succession.

  3. Sharon Lum:

    So using observational data from the large NCDB dataset can help address the questions about surgical treatment that providers and patients are asking today.

  4. Yaron Gurovich:

    The AI technology demonstrates how one can successfully apply state of the art algorithms, such as deep learning, to a challenging field where the available data is small, unbalanced in terms of available patients per condition, and where the need to support a large amount of conditions is great.

  5. John Zimmer:

    It demonstrates what a large business opportunity this is, the market that we are playing in is ... a $2.25 trillion transportation industry.

Images & Illustrations of large

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