a garment size for a large person
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"
fairly large or important in effect; influential
"played a large role in the negotiations"
bombastic, declamatory, large, orotund, tumid, turgid(adj)
ostentatiously lofty in style
"a man given to large talk"; "tumid political prose"
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"
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"
having broad power and range and scope
"taking the large view"; "a large effect"; "a large sympathy"
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"
at a distance, wide of something (as of a mark)
with the wind abaft the beam
"a ship sailing large"
boastfully, vauntingly, big, large(adverb)
in a boastful manner
"he talked big all evening"
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).
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
abundant; ample; as, a large supply of provisions
full in statement; diffuse; full; profuse
having more than usual power or capacity; having broad sympathies and generous impulses; comprehensive; -- said of the mind and heart
unrestrained by decorum; -- said of language
prodigal in expending; lavish
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
a musical note, formerly in use, equal to two longs, four breves, or eight semibreves
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
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
Sailing large: going with the wind free when studding-sails will draw.
Song lyrics by large -- Explore a large variety of song lyrics performed by large on the Lyrics.com website.
British National Corpus
Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'large' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #237
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'large' in Written Corpus Frequency: #714
Rank popularity for the word 'large' in Adjectives Frequency: #9
Alger, Elgar, glare, lager, regal
The numerical value of large in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of large in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
Examples of large in a Sentence
Many large malls (and residential construction) in China.... are all hoping to target one demographic -- the upper class, what is needed to succeed is retail space that caters to (the much larger) bulk of middle-class Chinese.
This June we’re going out to several very large financial institutions for initial testing and assuming this goes well, this should become available to every Android developer around the world by the end of the year, google's approach is like a fingerprint, taken collectively.
A lot of the fee calculations for portfolio managers are based on performance versus the index, so if they don't play in large deals ... they're basically betting they do poorly, which is a tough bet to make.
On behalf of the President of the Russian Federation, today, (we will) start a large-scale humanitarian operation together with the Syrian government to help civilians in Aleppo.
It's also very good business for Amazon because it's (a) very high capex undertaking; it's multiple billions of dollars of capex, amazon is a large enough company now that we need to do things that if they work can actually move the needle.
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Translations for large
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- كبير, واسعArabic
- llargCatalan, Valencian
- mawr, braisgWelsh
- groß, weitGerman
- بزرگ, گندهPersian
- iso, suuriFinnish
- mikil, stórurFaroese
- grutWestern Frisian
- tomadachScottish Gaelic
- խոշոր, մեծArmenian
- stór, mikillIcelandic
- زل, گهورهKurdish
- ကြီး, ကြီးမားBurmese
- tsohNavajo, Navaho
- ستر, لویPashto, Pushto
- большо́й, кру́пныйRussian
- велик, velikSerbo-Croatian
- భారీ, పెద్దTelugu
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