largeAdjectivelarge (comparative larger, superlative largest)
Of considerable or relatively great size or extent. Russia is a large country. The fruit-fly has large eyes for its body size. He has a large collection of stamps.
(obsolete) Abundant; ample.
(archaic) Full in statement; diffuse; profuse.
(obsolete) Free; unencumbered.
(obsolete) Unrestrained by decorum; said of language.
(nautical) 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.
Etymology: From Middle English large, from Old French large, from Latin larga, feminine of largus (“ abundant, plentiful, copious, large, much ” ). Mostly displaced Middle English stoor, stour (“ large, great ” ) (from Old English stōr) and muchel (“ large, great ” ) (from Old English myċel).
Example Sentences Including 'large'
[large exhale] [large exhale] [large exhale] [large exhale]
Do you want large, extra large or jumbo large?
I have only large objects, large houses and large rooms.
A large one, large one. - Okay. - Hot chocolate to go, large.
She has large hairy hands, large feet that, and a large moustache.
Thoughts must be large. Ambition must be large.
large animal - what large animal has that span?
large quantities of money. large quantities of guns.
We have large units; if we have large herds, then large areas go with them.
You with your large centres and your large bottom!
Except large. large, you can come anytime you want.
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