English adjective: large
|1.||large above average in size or number or quantity or magnitude or extent|
|Samples||A large city.|
Set out for the big city.
A large sum.
A big (or large) barn.
A large family.
A big expenditure.
A large number of newspapers.
A big group of scientists.
Large areas of the world.
|Similar||ample, astronomic, astronomical, banging, bear-sized, bigger, biggish, blown-up, bouffant, broad, Brobdingnagian, bulky, capacious, colossal, cosmic, deep, double, elephantine, enlarged, enormous, epic, extended, extensive, full-size, galactic, gargantuan, giant, gigantic, grand, great, heroic, huge, hulking, hulky, humongous, immense, jumbo, king-size, king-sized, large-mouthed, large-scale, large-scale, larger, larger-than-life, largish, life-size, life-sized, lifesize, macro, macroscopic, macroscopical, mammoth, man-sized, massive, massive, medium-large, monolithic, monstrous, monumental, mountainous, outsize, outsized, overlarge, oversize, oversized, plumping, prodigious, puffy, queen-size, queen-sized, rangy, sizable, sizeable, spacious, stupendous, super, thumping, titanic, too large, tremendous, vast, volumed, voluminous, walloping, whacking, whopping, wide, wide-ranging|
|2.||large fairly large or important in effect; influential|
|Samples||Played a large role in the negotiations.|
|3.||large ostentatiously lofty in style|
|Samples||A man given to large talk.|
Tumid political prose.
|Synonyms||bombastic, declamatory, orotund, tumid, turgid|
|4.||large generous and understanding and tolerant|
|Samples||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.
|5.||large conspicuous in position or importance|
|Samples||A big figure in the movement.|
Big man on campus.
He's very large in financial circles.
A prominent citizen.
|6.||large having broad power and range and scope|
|Samples||Taking the large view.|
A large effect.
A large sympathy.
|7.||large in an advanced stage of pregnancy|
|Samples||Was big with child.|
Was great with child.
|Synonyms||big, enceinte, expectant, gravid, great, heavy, with child|
English noun: large
|1.||large (attribute) a garment size for a large person|
English adverb: large
|1.||large at a distance, wide of something (as of a mark)|
|2.||large with the wind abaft the beam|
|Samples||A ship sailing large.|
|3.||large in a boastful manner|
|Samples||He talked big all evening.|
|Synonyms||big, boastfully, vauntingly|