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[Large]

Large means the size of an item, such as clothing, that falls between medium and extra large. If you realize your size has changed from medium to large, it might be time to cut back on the cupcakes.

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Exceeding most other things of like in bulk, capacity, quantity, superficial dimensions, or number of constituent units; big; great; capacious; extensive; -- opposed to small; as, a nlarge 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.

Noun
a garment size for a large person

Adjective S.
having broad power and range and scope; "taking the large view"; "a large effect"; "a large sympathy"

Adjective S.
conspicuous in position or importance; "a big figure in the movement"; "big man on campus"; "he''s very large in financial circles"; "a prominent citizen"

Adjective S.
generous and understanding and tolerant; "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"

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"; "a big (or large) barn"; "a large family"; "big businesses"; "a big expenditure"; "a large number of newspapers"; "a big group o

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Adjective
large enough to be visible to the naked eye

Adjective S.
ostentatiously lofty in style; "a man given to large talk"; "tumid political prose"

Adjective S.
fairly large or important in effect; influential; "played a large role in the negotiations"

Adverb
in a boastful manner; "he talked big all evening"

Adverb
with the wind abaft the beam; "a ship sailing large"

Adverb
at a distance, wide of something (as of a mark)


superl.
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.

superl.
Abundant; ample; as, a large supply of provisions.

superl.
Full in statement; diffuse; full; profuse.

superl.
Having more than usual power or capacity; having broad sympathies and generous impulses; comprehensive; -- said of the mind and heart.

superl.
Free; unembarrassed.

superl.
Unrestrained by decorum; -- said of language.

superl.
Prodigal in expending; lavish.

superl.
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.

adv.
Freely; licentiously.

n.
A musical note, formerly in use, equal to two longs, four breves, or eight semibreves.


Large

Large , a. [Compar. Larger ; superl. Largest.] [F., fr. L. largus. Cf. Largo.] 1. Exceeding most other things of like in bulk, capacity, quantity, superficial dimensions, or number of constituent units; big; great; capacious; extensive; -- opposed to small; as, a nlarge 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. &hand; For linear dimensions, and mere extent, great, and not large, is used as a qualifying word; as, great length, breadth, depth; a great distance; a great height. 2. Abundant; ample; as, a large supply of provisions.
We hare yet large day.
3. Full in statement; diffuse; full; profuse.
I might be very large upon the importance and advantages of education.
4. Having more than usual power or capacity; having broad sympathies and generous impulses; comprehensive; -- said of the mind and heart. 5. Free; unembarrassed. [Obs.]
Of burdens all he set the Paynims large.
6. Unrestrained by decorum; -- said of language. [Obs.] "Some large jests he will make." Shak. 7. Prodigal in expending; lavish. [Obs.] Chaucer. 8. (Naut.) 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. At large. (a) Without restraint or confinement; as, to go at large; to be left at large. (b) Diffusely; fully; in the full extent; as, to discourse on a subject at large. -- Common at large. See under Common, n. -- Electors at large, Representative at large, electors, or a representative, as in Congress, chosen to represent the whole of a State, in distinction from those chosen to represent particular districts in a State. [U. S.] -- To give, go, run, ∨ sail large (Naut.), to have the wind crossing the direction of a vessel's course in such a way that the sails feel its full force, and the vessel gains its highest speed. See Large, a., 8. Syn. -- Big; bulky; huge; capacious; comprehensive; ample; abundant; plentiful; populous; copious; diffusive; liberal.

Large

Large, adv. Freely; licentiously. [Obs.] Chaucer.

Large

Large, n. (Mus.) A musical note, formerly in use, equal to two longs, four breves, or eight semibreves.

Exceeding most other things of like in bulk, capacity, quantity, superficial dimensions, or number of constituent units; big; great; capacious; extensive; -- opposed to small; as, a nlarge 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.

Freely; licentiously.

A musical note, formerly in use, equal to two longs, four breves, or eight semibreves.

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Usage Examples

Brain power improves by brain use, just as our bodily strength grows with exercise. And there is no doubt that a large proportion of the female population, from school days to late middle age, now have very complicated lives indeed.

And when an architect has designed a house with large windows, which is a necessity today in order to pull the daylight into these very deep houses, then curtains come to play a big role in architecture.

A large income is the best recipe for happiness I ever heard of.

A business absolutely devoted to service will have only one worry about profits. They will be embarrassingly large.

As soon as I began to earn what might be called fairly large sums, I bought a car and began to explore the country around New York.

A large part of my life revolves around my dad. Sometimes, I even feel a strong sense of connection, something very tangible when I learn something new in the martial arts.

A large psychic void is left by a loss of faith. So many Catholics have tried so many things to replace it.

As our federal government has grown too large and too powerful, the real loss has been the freedom of people to govern their own lives and participate fully in the American dream.

Misspelled Form

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Other Usage Examples

A large part of acting is just pretending. You get to work with these other great make-believers, all making believe as hard as they can.

As a bookish child in Calcutta, I used to thrill to the adventures of bad girls whose pursuit of happiness swept them outside the bounds of social decency. Tess of the d'Urbervilles, Emma Bovary and Anna Karenina lived large in my imagination. The naughty girls of Hollywood films flirted and knew how to drive.

A clear cold morning with high wind: we caught in a trap a large gray wolf, and last night obtained in the same way a fox who had for some time infested the neighbourhood of the fort.

Anyone working for a big company might be skeptical that a large business, or even a strictly online business, can form the same kind of friendly, loyal relationship with customers as a local retailer. I'm saying it's already been done because I lived it.

As I grew up, I was continually to suffer hardships in different realms of life - in my family, in my relationship to Japanese society and in my way of living at large in the latter half of the twentieth century.

All of the books in the world contain no more information than is broadcast as video in a single large American city in a single year. Not all bits have equal value.

Aereo is the first potentially transformative technology that has the chance to give people access to broadcast television delivered over the Internet to any device, large or small, they desire. No wires, no new boxes or remotes, portable everywhere there's an Internet connection in the world - truly a revolutionary product.

Anyone who doesn't take truth seriously in small matters cannot be trusted in large ones either.

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