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, turgidadjective
ostentatiously lofty in style
"a man given to large talk"; "tumid political prose"
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"
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"
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, largeadverb
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.
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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
So Vladimir Putin is now saying,' It's independent,' a large section of Ukraine. I said,' How smart is that ?' And he's going to go in and be a peacekeeper. That's the strongest peace force, we could use that on our southern border. That's the strongest peace force I've ever seen. ... Here's a guy who's very savvy. ... I know him very well. Very, very well.
It's up for grabs. It's a clean slate regardless of if you've run before, naturally those two (Huckabee and Santorum) have the name recognition and database of people who supported them in the past, but by and large voters are going to say, 'Let me take a good look at all of these candidates.'.
Ambassador Lighthizer and myself and a large team are on our way to Beijing next week. We are committed to continue these talks, we're putting in an enormous amount of effort to try to hit this deadline and get a deal. So that's our objective.
We continue to be inspired by these players as they advocate for transformational change in this very challenging moment, we are proud of their efforts to use their platform in an effort to end deep-seated social injustices. Their thoughtful approach and our conversations with them have deeply moved us, certainly in large part because of our familys history and long-standing commitment to human rights, but also because of their steadfast dedication to not sit idly by when they have the ability to make a difference.
We falsely attribute to men a determined character - putting together all their yesterdays - and averaging them - we presume we know them. Pity the man who has character to support - it is worse than a large family - he is the silent poor indeed.
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- واسع, كبيرArabic
- llargCatalan, Valencian
- mawr, braisgWelsh
- weit, großGerman
- بزرگ, گندهPersian
- suuri, isoFinnish
- stórur, mikilFaroese
- grutWestern Frisian
- tomadachScottish Gaelic
- խոշոր, մեծArmenian
- mikill, stórIcelandic
- گهوره, زلKurdish
- ကြီး, ကြီးမားBurmese
- tsohNavajo, Navaho
- ستر, لویPashto, Pushto
- большо́й, кру́пныйRussian
- велик, velikSerbo-Croatian
- భారీ, పెద్దTelugu
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