[ adjective ] above average in size or number or quantity or magnitude or extent
"a large city" "set out for the big city" "a large sum" "big businesses" "a big expenditure" "a large number of newspapers" "a big group of scientists" "large areas of the world"
Used in print(The Dallas Morning News,...)
Cotten construed this as a veiled effort by Parkhouse to help Dallas and other large cities get money which Cotten felt could better be spent providing water for rural Texas .(The Sun, [Baltimore],...)
Ralph_Houk , successor to Casey_Stengel at the Yankee helm , plans to bring the entire New_York squad here from St._Petersburg , including Joe_Dimaggio and large crowds are anticipated for both weekend games .(The Times-Picayune, [New Orleans]...)
Decca is not the only large commercial company to impart instruction .(The Christian Science Monitor,...)
London explains that the very distinct directional effect in the Phase 4 series is due in large part to their novel methods of microphoning and recording the music on a number of separate tape channels .(William G. Pollard, Physicist and Christian....)
The progress of science over these last few centuries and the gradual replacement of Biblical by scientific categories of reality have to a large extent emptied the spirit_world of the entities which previously populated it .
small small great bigger brobdingnagian huge enormous biggest extensive gigantic elephantine massive epic monstrous bulky colossal voluminous ample outsize mountainous broad overlarge full-size large-scale life-size titanic bouffant plumping wide-ranging astronomic humongous wide-ranging massive rangy queen-size cosmic whacking super blown-up hulking capacious volumed king-size deep large-scale biggish macro double man-sized blown-up banner size
[ adjective ] fairly large or important in effect; influential
"played a large role in the negotiations"
Used in print(The Department of State: A Fresh Look at the...)
With this enlarged role in mind , I should_like to make a_few suggestions : What we in the United_States do or do not do will make a very large difference in what happens in the rest of the world .
[ adverb ] at a distance, wide of something (as of a mark)
[ adverb ] (nautical) with the wind abaft the beam
"a ship sailing large"
[ adjective ] having broad power and range and scope
"taking the large view" "a large effect" "a large sympathy"
[ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 3444
[ noun ] (clothing) a garment size for a large person