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væst, vɑstvast

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. huge, immense, vast, Brobdingnagianadjective

    unusually great in size or amount or degree or especially extent or scope

    "huge government spending"; "huge country estates"; "huge popular demand for higher education"; "a huge wave"; "the Los Angeles aqueduct winds like an immense snake along the base of the mountains"; "immense numbers of birds"; "at vast (or immense) expense"; "the vast reaches of outer space"; "the vast accumulation of knowledge...which we call civilization"- W.R.Inge


  1. vastnoun

    A vast space.

    Etymology: From vastus.

  2. vastadjective

    Very large or wide (literally or figuratively).

    Etymology: From vastus.

  3. vastadjective

    Very great in size, amount, degree, intensity, or especially extent.

    Etymology: From vastus.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Vast

    waste; desert; desolate; lonely

  2. Vast

    of great extent; very spacious or large; also, huge in bulk; immense; enormous; as, the vast ocean; vast mountains; the vast empire of Russia

  3. Vast

    very great in numbers, quantity, or amount; as, a vast army; a vast sum of money

  4. Vast

    very great in importance; as, a subject of vast concern

  5. Vastnoun

    a waste region; boundless space; immensity


  1. VAST

    VAST is an American industrial rock band based in Austin, Texas. The acronym VAST stands for Visual Audio Sensory Theater and is the main creation of singer/songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Jon Crosby. The band is signed to 2blossoms, an independent record company created by Crosby himself. VAST's sound is identifiable as ambient electro-rock with considerable industrial and acoustic influences, usually made with Crosby's traditional acoustic guitar, electronic instruments and processing, drum-driven tracks, and heavy bass. Vocally similarities range from classic rock to post-grunge. In recent years, however, VAST's sound has been more identifiable with acoustic rock in releases such as April and Me and You.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Vast

    vast, adj. of great extent: very great in amount: very great in degree, mighty: (Shak.) vacant, desolate.—n. immensity: (coll.) a large quantity: (Shak.) the darkness of night.—ns. Vastid′ity (Shak.), immensity, desolation; Vas′titude.—adv. Vast′ly.—ns. Vast′ness; Vas′tus, one of the great muscles upon the front of the thigh.—adj. Vas′ty, large, enormously great. [Fr. vaste—L. vastus, waste, vast; cf. A.S. wéste, waste.]


  1. Vast

    Vast accesses the largest sources of new and used cars, homes for sale or rent, and accommodation options. Through Fortune 500 publishers such as Bing, Yahoo, USAA, Southwest, and AOL, Vast supports consumers through the lengthy sales cycles involved in the biggest monetary decisions of their lives: their homes, their cars, and their vacations.For consumers, Vast blends powerful real-time personalized analysis of local market trends with massive inventory and relevant data from the Automotive, Real-Estate, and Travel industries. Whether a consumer is selecting their dream car on Bing, falling in love with their next home on USAA, or deciding where to take their weekend getaway on Southwest - the right choice is powered by Vast.For sellers, Vast takes the same personalized analysis and combines it with behavioral insights built by helping thousands of customers every day. Vast is guiding industry professionals to make the right choice about their product and customer relationships based on real-time data and market trends.

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'vast' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2176

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'vast' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3119

  3. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'vast' in Adjectives Frequency: #284

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of vast in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of vast in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of vast in a Sentence

  1. Matt Smith:

    OPEC + would be prudent to tap into its vast spare capacity and bring stability to the oil market.

  2. Joseph Ponte:

    While the vast majority of Correction Officers perform their duties with the highest level of integrity, my decision to terminate the Captain and Officers in this case made clear that there is zero tolerance for mistreatment of inmates at DOC.

  3. Rebecca Baum:

    Any time we use a medication we are certainly thinking about what is the benefit of the medication versus the risk, the vast majority of my patients have ADHD and I have the benefit of being able to treat many patients quite successfully.

  4. Alistair McLean:

    The vast majority of auroras occur in a band known as the Auroral Zone, this band can expand when solar activity is high.

  5. Rajveer Purohit:

    You can imagine a balloon that gets filled up with water, and then you have this tense sheath that's surrounding the balloon, and that's what gives you the stiffness with an erection. And the fracture is a rupture of the balloon and the sheath surrounding the balloon, the vast majority of cases are one-sided, or unilateral, corporal ruptures. But sometimes Rajveer Purohit do have someone who's had a bilateral, or two-sided, corporal fracture involving the urethra.

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