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Definitions of large

  1. Abundant; ample; as, a large supply of provisions. Webster Dictionary DB
  2. Full in statement; diffuse; full; profuse. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. Free; unembarrassed. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. Prodigal in expending; lavish. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. Having more than usual power or capacity; having broad sympathies and generous impulses; comprehensive; - said of the mind and heart. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. Unrestrained by decorum; - said of language. Webster Dictionary DB
  7. Crossing the line of a ship's course in a favorable direction; - said of the wind when it is abeam, or between the beam and the quarter. Webster Dictionary DB
  8. a garment size for a large person Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  9. A musical note, formerly in use, equal to two longs, four breves, or eight semibreves. Webster Dictionary DB
  10. Largeness. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  11. with the wind abaft the beam; "a ship sailing large" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  12. at a distance, wide of something (as of a mark) Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  13. Largely. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  14. in an advanced stage of pregnancy; "was big with child"; "was great with child" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  15. ostentatiously lofty in style; "a man given to large talk"; "tumid political prose" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  16. fairly large or important in effect; influential; "played a large role in the negotiations" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  17. having broad power and range and scope; "taking the large view"; "a large effect"; "a large sympathy" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  18. 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; as, a large horse; a large house or room; a large lake or pool; a large jug or spoon; a large vineyard; a large army; a large city. Webster Dictionary DB
  19. Great in size; bulky; wide; extensive; broad in understanding or sympathy; as, a large mind; at large, in full; as, to discuss a subject at large; free; as, the thief is at large; for a whole state, district, etc.; as, a Congressman at large. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  20. Great in size: extensive: bulky: wide: long: abundant. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  21. Great in size; extensive; abundant. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  22. Great as regards size, quantity, etc.; big; broad. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  23. Great in size, or quantity, or number, or extent, or capacity; bulky; abundant; numerous; ample; diffuse; wide; extensive; capacious; comprehensive; liberal; generous. At large, without restraint or confinement; diffusely; fully. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  24. Of great size; bulky; copious; liberal. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

Usage examples for large

  1. And I am French teacher at the large girls' school just outside the town. – The Rectory Children by Mrs Molesworth
  2. " After all," I said to myself, " this is a large world, with room in it for many curious people." – Adventures In Friendship by David Grayson
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