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    large - Dictionary definition and meaning for word large

    Definition
    (noun) a garment size for a large person Definition
    (adj) above average in size or number or quantity or magnitude or extent
    Synonyms : big
    Example Sentence
    • 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
    Definition
    (adj) fairly large or important in effect; influential
    Example Sentence
    • played a large role in the negotiations
    Definition
    (adj) ostentatiously lofty in style
    Example Sentence
    • a man given to large talk
    • tumid political prose
    Definition
    (adj) generous and understanding and tolerant
    Synonyms : big , magnanimous
    Example Sentence
    • 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
    Definition
    (adj) conspicuous in position or importance
    Synonyms : big , prominent
    Example Sentence
    • a big figure in the movement
    • big man on campus
    • he's very large in financial circles
    • a prominent citizen
    Definition
    (adj) having broad power and range and scope
    Example Sentence
    • taking the large view
    • a large effect
    • a large sympathy
    Definition
    (adj) in an advanced stage of pregnancy
    Synonyms : big , enceinte , expectant , gravid , great , heavy , with child
    Example Sentence
    • was big with child
    • was great with child
    Definition
    (adv) at a distance, wide of something (as of a mark) Definition
    (adv) with the wind abaft the beam
    Example Sentence
    • a ship sailing large
    Definition
    (adv) in a boastful manner
    Synonyms : big , boastfully , vauntingly
    Example Sentence
    • he talked big all evening
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