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ˈspeɪ ʃəsspa·cious

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. broad, spacious, wideadjective

    very large in expanse or scope

    "a broad lawn"; "the wide plains"; "a spacious view"; "spacious skies"

  2. roomy, spaciousadjective

    (of buildings and rooms) having ample space

    "a roomy but sparsely furnished apartment"; "a spacious ballroom"


  1. spaciousadjective

    Having much space; roomy

    The apartment has a spacious bedroom . . .

  2. spaciousadjective

    Large in expanse

    . . and it has a spacious view of the mountains.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. SPACIOUSadjective

    Wide; extensive; roomy; not narrow.

    Etymology: spacieux, Fr. spatiosus, Latin.

    The former buildings, which were but mean, contented them not: spacious and ample churches they erected throughout every city. Richard Hooker.

    Convey your pleasures in a spacious plenty;
    And yet seem cold. William Shakespeare.

    Merab with spacious beauty fills the sight,
    But too much awe chastis’d the bold delight. Abraham Cowley.

    Like an English gen’ral will I die,
    And all the ocean make my spacious grave:
    Women and cowards on the land may lie;
    The sea’s a tomb that’s proper for the brave. Dryden.


  1. Spacious

    Spacious千居 is an online residential real estate marketplace, connecting buyers and tenants with residential and commercial properties throughout Asia. Spacious was founded in 2013 by Asif Ghafoor, former Goldman Sachs and Standard Chartered Bank development manager, senior IT director and application architect, and was part of Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corporation incubator program. Spacious is headquartered in Hong Kong.


  1. spacious

    Spacious refers to an area, room or place that is large and has plenty of space, making it appear open, extensive and not crowded. It implies having ample and comfortable space, providing a sense of freedom of movement.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Spaciousnoun

    extending far and wide; vast in extent

  2. Spaciousnoun

    inclosing an extended space; having large or ample room; not contracted or narrow; capacious; roomy; as, spacious bounds; a spacious church; a spacious hall

  3. Etymology: [L. spatiousus: cf. F. spacieux. See Space, n.]

Editors Contribution

  1. spacious

    Optimum use and amount of space.

    The new grandparents pod they built in the garden for their parents was open plan, light and spacious and it gave their family a valuable connection to their parents.

    Submitted by MaryC on April 21, 2020  

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of spacious in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of spacious in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of spacious in a Sentence

  1. John Viscount Morley:

    Even good opinions are worth very little unless we hold them in the broad, intelligent, and spacious way.

  2. Mariana Fulger:

    Each moment is nightfall not spacious enough to contain all hope that there will be morning.

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