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Princeton's WordNet

  1. writ large(adj)

    made more obvious or prominent

    "the effect of...his irregular life could be seen writ large on his gaunt features"


  1. writ large(Adjective)

    Magnified; on a large scale.

  2. writ large(Adjective)

    Readily discerned, unmistakably indicated.

  3. Origin: writ + large; a reference to Plato’s Republic, wherein he describes the state as being like the individual, but larger and easier to examine.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of writ large in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of writ large in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Greg Peters:

    I haven't seen much change fundamentally to suggest that fixed income, writ large, is overvalued.

  2. Ed Bridgeman:

    This is neighborhood watch, writ large, looking for something that does n’t fit, something that is out of place.

  3. Dorothy Parker:

    I'm never going to be famous. My name will never be writ large on the roster of Those Who Do Things. I don't do any thing. Not one single thing. I used to bite my nails, but I don't even do that any more.

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