[lɑːdʒ] or [lɑrdʒ]


(noun.) a garment size for a large person.

(adj.) having broad power and range and scope; 'taking the large view'; 'a large effect'; 'a large sympathy' .

(adj.) 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 of scientists'; 'large areas of the world' .

(adj.) fairly large or important in effect; influential; 'played a large role in the negotiations' .

(adv.) with the wind abaft the beam; 'a ship sailing large'.

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

Typist: Tito--From WordNet


(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.

Typist: Randall

Synonyms and Synonymous

a. [1]. Big, great, bulky, huge, immense, vast, of great size.[2]. Extensive, expanded, spacious, broad, wide.[3]. Abundant, plentiful, ample, full, copious, liberal.[4]. Capacious, comprehensive.

Typist: Paul

Synonyms and Antonyms

SYN:Big, bulky, extensive, abundant, capacious, ample, liberal, comprehensive,enlightened, catholic, great, vast, wide

ANT:Small, mean, narrow, circumscribed, contracted, scanty, illiberal, niggardly,bigoted, petty, sordid

Checked by Cordelia


adj. great in size: extensive: bulky: wide: long: abundant: liberal: diffuse: (Shak. of language) free licentious.—adv. (naut.) before the wind.—adjs. Large′-ā′cred possessing much land; Large′-hand′ed having large hands: grasping greedy: profuse; Large′-heart′ed having a large heart or liberal disposition: generous.—adv. Large′ly.—adj. Large′-mind′ed characterised by breadth of view.—ns. Large′ness; Lar′get a length of iron cut from a bar and of proper size to roll into a sheet.—At large without restraint or confinement: fully: as a whole altogether.

Editor: Rae


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