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Dictionary definition for: Large

1. (n) a garment size for a large person

2. (a) 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

3. (r) at a distance, wide of something (as of a mark)

4. (s) fairly large or important in effect; influential; "played a large role in the negotiations"

5. (r) with the wind abaft the beam; "a ship sailing large"

6. (a) large enough to be visible to the naked eye

7. (r) in a boastful manner; "he talked big all evening"

8. (s) ostentatiously lofty in style; "a man given to large talk" "tumid political prose"

9. (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"

10. (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"

11. (s) having broad power and range and scope; "taking the large view" "a large effect" "a large sympathy"

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