1. Above average in size or number or quantity or magnitude or extent (synset 301385012)
    "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 of scientists"; "large areas of the world"
  2. Fairly large or important in effect;
    Influential (synset 302170722)
    "played a large role in the negotiations"
  3. Ostentatiously lofty in style (synset 302024095)
    "a man given to large talk"; "tumid political prose"
  4. Generous and understanding and tolerant (synset 301118400)
    "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. Conspicuous in position or importance (synset 300581973)
    "a big figure in the movement"; "big man on campus"; "he's very large in financial circles"; "a prominent citizen"
  6. Having broad power and range and scope (synset 300530075)
    "taking the large view"; "a large effect"; "a large sympathy"
  7. In an advanced stage of pregnancy (synset 300174652)
    "was big with child"; "was great with child"
  1. A garment size for a large person (synset 105103453)
  1. At a distance, wide of something (as of a mark) (synset 400388297)
  2. With the wind abaft the beam (synset 400388211)
    "a ship sailing large"
  3. In a boastful manner (synset 400227289)
    "he talked big all evening"

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