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Definitions of "large"

  • Of greater than average size, extent, quantity, or amount; big. adjective
  • Of greater than average scope, breadth, or capacity; comprehensive. adjective
  • Important; significant: had a large role in the negotiations; a large producer of paper goods. adjective
  • Understanding and tolerant; liberal: a large and generous spirit. adjective
  • Of great magnitude or intensity; grand: "a rigid resistance to the large emotions” ( Stephen Koch). adjective
  • Pretentious; boastful. Used of speech or manners. adjective
  • Obsolete Gross; coarse. Used of speech or language. adjective
  • Nautical Favorable. Used of a wind. adjective
  • at large Not in confinement or captivity; at liberty: a convict still at large. idiom
  • at large As a whole; in general: the country at large. idiom
  • at large Representing a nation, state, or district as a whole. Often used in combination: councilor-at-large. idiom
  • at large Not assigned to a particular country. Often used in combination: ambassador-at-large. idiom
  • at large At length; copiously. idiom
  • Of considerable or relatively great size or extent. adjective
  • An old musical note, equal to two longas, four breves, or eight semibreves. noun
  • Liberality, generosity. noun
  • A thousand dollars. noun
  • Exceeding most other things of like kind in bulk, capacity, quantity, superficial dimensions, or number of constituent units; big; great; capacious; extensive; -- opposed to small adjective
  • Abundant; ample. adjective

The word "large" in example sentences

This is mainly to keep my mailbox from getting flooded with the large number of resulting responses. (and I do mean * large*).. [The "Definitive" Arcade Video Games Cheat Sheet by Jeremy Radlow/Johnathan N. Deitch]

-- Since such an aeroplane would be of low velocity, and therefore possess a large angle of incidence, a _large camber_ would be necessary.. [The Aeroplane Speaks Fifth Edition]

The space enclosed by the walls was very large; and as in modern times many new buildings and ranges of buildings have been erected within, with streets and courts between them, the place has now the appearance of being a little town enclosed by walls, and surrounded by a ditch with bridges, and standing in the midst of a _large_ town.. [Rollo in London]

In the _centre of the large circle_ which surrounds the head, and just above the tablet, is a _large medallion_, with the sun behind a cloud, and round it "Et latet et lucet.". [Memoirs of the Court of George IV. 1820-1830 (Vol 1) From the Original Family Documents]

Now, when I say our large fires, I mean the _large_ fires of _America_, consisting of three or four oak trees, containing a load of wood each, besides many large boughs and branches, altogether forming a fire some twenty or thirty feet long, with flames flickering up twice as high as one's head.. [Diary in America, Series One]

It is affirmed that the aumils and renters exact from the proprietors of the actual harvest a large increase in kind on their stipulated rent: that is, from those who hold their _pottah_ by the tenure of paying _one half_ of the produce of their crops, either _the whole_ without subterfuge, or a _large_ proportion of it by a _false measurement_ or other pretexts; and from those whose engagements are for. [The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Vol. 08 (of 12)]

IV. i.53 (297,5) [word too large] So he uses _large jests_ in this play, for _licentious, not restrained within due bounds_.. [Notes to Shakespeare — Volume 01: Comedies]

"Frames are very expensive things, and, on that account, I shall not attempt another large picture for some time, although Mr. West advises me to paint _large_ as much as possible.. [Samuel F. B. Morse, His Letters and Journals In Two Volumes, Volume I.]

"Get samples to test, and make the label large enough for your bar code,". [Recently Uploaded Slideshows]

Medvedev said Thursday Russia is gravely concerned by what he calls the "large number of people dying" in the Syrian uprising.. [Medvedev Warns Assad of 'Sad Fate' if Syria Does Not Reform]

PRICE CUTS: Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is trumpeting what it calls a large round of price-cutting on all of its products, including food.. [Wal-Mart Cutting Prices On EVERYTHING]

I tell her I ordered a large and she says no, that's the "breakfast large - at breakfast, a large is a medium, a medium is a small and a small is a child's cup". [McDonald's Won't Sell You A "Large" Coke Because It's "Breakfast" - The Consumerist]

But the #1 job of a campaign manager in a campaign this large is to be the person who only has the candidate's best interest at heart.. [Weenies of the Year]

Rick's has opted to focus most of its acquisition activity from this point on what it describes as large, East Coast clubs with annual sales of $10 million or more.. [VCG Holding Ends the Year]

It welcomed what it called the large proportion of young journalists in the country's newsrooms, but said this meant media owners needed to invest more in training and development.. [ANC Daily News Briefing]

With the potential for so much wind and rain, the director of the National Hurricane Center tells CNN that Katrina has the potential for what he called a large loss of life.. [CNN Transcript Aug 28, 2005]

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@RahulGandhi: I’m deeply disturbed by the cowardly attack on a #CRPF convoy in J&K in which many of our brave CRPF men have been martyre…


@mahtabhdr: When large corporations commit to social + environmental values, change can happen at scale. 169 million plastic bags left u…


@NumbersUSA: [email protected] The legislative text sent to Pres. Trump and he agreed to sign did not have the language rewarding child traffickin…


@rexx1888 @TynanSylvester i agree! but i don't think the op said large teams are incapable of innovating or taking…


@bluepurplerain: Crazy all the uproar the AIPAC tweet caused suggesting Israel had a large impact on American politics, right before the…

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