Synonyms for large


1. large, size
usage: a garment size for a large person


1. large (vs. small), big (vs. little), ample, sizable, sizeable, astronomic, astronomical, galactic, bigger, larger, biggest, greatest, largest, biggish, largish, blown-up, enlarged, bouffant, puffy, bulky, capacious, colossal, prodigious, stupendous, cosmic, deep, double, elephantine, gargantuan, giant, jumbo, enormous, tremendous, epic, heroic, larger-than-life, extensive, extended, gigantic, mammoth, great, hulking, hulky, huge, immense, vast, Brobdingnagian, humongous, banging, thumping, whopping, walloping, king-size, king-sized, large-scale, large-scale, life-size, lifesize, life-sized, full-size, macro, man-sized, massive, monolithic, monumental, massive, monstrous, mountainous, outsize, outsized, oversize, oversized, overlarge, too large, plumping, queen-size, queen-sized, rangy, super, titanic, volumed, voluminous, whacking, wide-ranging, broad, spacious, wide
usage: 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"
2. large, significant (vs. insignificant), important
usage: fairly large or important in effect; influential; "played a large role in the negotiations"
3. macroscopic (vs. microscopic), macroscopical, large, megascopic, gross
usage: large enough to be visible to the naked eye
4. bombastic, declamatory, large, orotund, tumid, turgid, rhetorical (vs. unrhetorical)
usage: ostentatiously lofty in style; "a man given to large talk"; "tumid political prose"
5. big, large, magnanimous, generous (vs. ungenerous)
usage: 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"
6. big, large, prominent, conspicuous (vs. inconspicuous), obvious
usage: 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"
7. large, comprehensive (vs. noncomprehensive)
usage: having broad power and range and scope; "taking the large view"; "a large effect"; "a large sympathy"
8. big(predicate), enceinte, expectant, gravid, great(predicate), large(predicate), heavy(predicate), with child(predicate), pregnant (vs. nonpregnant)
usage: in an advanced stage of pregnancy; "was big with child"; "was great with child"


1. large
usage: at a distance, wide of something (as of a mark)
2. large
usage: with the wind abaft the beam; "a ship sailing large"
3. boastfully, vauntingly, big, large
usage: in a boastful manner; "he talked big all evening"
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