What does massive mean?

Definitions for massive
ˈmæs ɪvmas·sive

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. massive, monolithic, monumental(adj)

    imposing in size or bulk or solidity

    "massive oak doors"; "Moore's massive sculptures"; "the monolithic proportions of Stalinist architecture"; "a monumental scale"

  2. massive(adj)

    being the same substance throughout

    "massive silver"

  3. massive(adj)

    imposing in scale or scope or degree or power

    "massive retaliatory power"; "a massive increase in oil prices"; "massive changes"

  4. massive(adj)

    consisting of great mass; containing a great quantity of matter

    "Earth is the most massive of the terrestrial planets"

Wiktionary

  1. massive(Adjective)

    Of or pertaining to a large mass; weighty, heavy, or bulky.

    A massive comet or asteroid appears to have ended the era of the dinosaurs.

  2. massive(Adjective)

    Much larger than normal.

    Compared to its counterparts from World War II, the Abrams main battle tank is truly massive.

  3. massive(Adjective)

    Of great significance or import; overwhelming.

    The enlightenment comprises massive shifts in many areas of Western thought.

  4. massive(Adjective)

    Of particularly exceptional quality or value; awesome.

    Did you see Colbert last night? He was massive!

  5. massive(Adjective)

    Possessing mass.

    Some bosons are massive while others are massless.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Massive(adj)

    forming, or consisting of, a large mass; compacted; weighty; heavy; massy

    Etymology: [F. massif.]

  2. Massive(adj)

    in mass; not necessarily without a crystalline structure, but having no regular form; as, a mineral occurs massive

    Etymology: [F. massif.]

Freebase

  1. MASSIVE

    MASSIVE is a high-end computer animation and artificial intelligence software package used for generating crowd-related visual effects for film and television.

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'massive' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2434

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'massive' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1981

  3. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'massive' in Adjectives Frequency: #310

How to pronounce massive?

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How to say massive in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of massive in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of massive in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of massive in a Sentence

  1. Vanessa Melman Yakobson:

    Being blunt, at first I thought the Blo concept was ridiculous and wouldn’t work, but I took a look at the numbers and became intrigued. I saw the business model and systems and thought it could become massive with a little injection of capital.

  2. Emma Pinchbeck:

    Wind has become a mainstream power source for the UK, providing up to 35 % of our electricity over the weekend. Renewables have been crucial to phasing out dirty coal, the coal phase out is just the beginning of a move away from fossil fuels to low carbon living, to avoid the enormous risks of climate disruption. Last week, the Committee on Climate Change said we can only achieve net-zero emissions with a massive increase in renewables.

  3. Rhom Ram:

    For me it's the combination of tokenization and the smart contract that I think is really revolutionary, if you get into other asset classes that are dependent on legal contracts, then typically they take a long time to settle. That's a massive inefficiency.

  4. Edward Gray:

    Every time Europeans did this, it was an absolute cataclysm, there was no record of anyone exploring the Pacific without massive loss of life.

  5. Mark Jones:

    It's analogous to a very tiny tail wagging a very massive dog, the anti-vax forces are a tiny group that holds an exceptionally minority position on the effectiveness of the vaccinations but are influencing public policy.

Images & Illustrations of massive

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