a garment size for a large person
teentsy, insignificant, microscopical, elflike, unimportant, tiny, smallish, pocket-size, littler, diminutive, inconspicuous, little, teeny, invisible, minute, puny, ungenerous, nonpregnant, olive-sized, dinky, bantam, teensy, smaller, slim, half-size, midget, lesser, micro, minuscule, bittie, microscopic, incomprehensive, itsy-bitsy, shrimpy, noncomprehensive, unrhetorical, small-scale, infinitesimal, elfin, itty-bitty, pocketable, undersized, subatomic, miniature, lilliputian, small, meanspirited, bitty, flyspeck, teeny-weeny, pocket-sized, wee, runty, gnomish, undersize, weensy, slender, atomic, miniscule, dwarfish, teensy-weensy, petite, weeny
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"
bountiful, magnanimous, full-grown, prominent, big, grownup, vainglorious, cock-a-hoop, braggy, heavy(p), giving, bombastic, turgid, grown, large(p), enceinte, tumid, bounteous, liberal, self-aggrandizing, swelled, bighearted, handsome, fully grown, braggart(a), large, expectant, heavy(a), great(p), bragging(a), bad, freehanded, with child(p), big(a), self-aggrandising, boastful, openhanded, declamatory, adult, orotund, gravid, big(p), crowing
teensy-weensy, inconspicuous, infinitesimal, half-size, minute, runty, atomic, itsy-bitsy, wee, pocket-sized, lesser, microscopical, gnomish, micro, dinky, meanspirited, nonpregnant, midget, slender, smaller, tiny, noncomprehensive, weeny, teeny-weeny, flyspeck, elflike, olive-sized, petite, miniscule, littler, undersized, small-scale, bantam, unrhetorical, teensy, lilliputian, smallish, itty-bitty, bitty, puny, slim, small, incomprehensive, pocketable, teeny, elfin, teentsy, microscopic, shrimpy, subatomic, diminutive, undersize, miniature, pocket-size, ungenerous, bittie, weensy, dwarfish, invisible, insignificant, minuscule, little, unimportant
fairly large or important in effect; influential
"played a large role in the negotiations"
teensy, teeny-weeny, diminutive, pocketable, undersized, shrimpy, small, insignificant, infinitesimal, weensy, teeny, half-size, microscopical, itty-bitty, elfin, petite, teensy-weensy, inconspicuous, ungenerous, flyspeck, littler, puny, dinky, bitty, miniature, smaller, microscopic, noncomprehensive, slender, smallish, olive-sized, atomic, small-scale, itsy-bitsy, nonpregnant, minute, unimportant, gnomish, wee, bantam, midget, subatomic, incomprehensive, lesser, meanspirited, teentsy, pocket-sized, elflike, lilliputian, slim, micro, bittie, weeny, minuscule, miniscule, pocket-size, undersize, tiny, unrhetorical, little, invisible, runty, dwarfish
bombastic, declamatory, large, orotund, tumid, turgid(adj)
ostentatiously lofty in style
"a man given to large talk"; "tumid political prose"
pear-shaped, gravid, big, tumid, orotund, rotund, great(p), bombastic, enceinte, expectant, heavy(p), round, with child(p), large, big(p), prominent, intumescent, large(p), tumescent, turgid, magnanimous, puffy, erect, declamatory
minuscule, littler, small-scale, petite, invisible, bittie, noncomprehensive, olive-sized, elflike, small, lilliputian, minute, dinky, pocket-sized, tiny, infinitesimal, microscopical, flyspeck, microscopic, undersized, miniscule, bitty, weensy, little, dwarfish, unimportant, atomic, itsy-bitsy, incomprehensive, pocket-size, pocketable, meanspirited, slim, bantam, inconspicuous, diminutive, elfin, nonpregnant, miniature, teensy, ungenerous, teeny-weeny, shrimpy, subatomic, itty-bitty, midget, half-size, insignificant, lesser, undersize, weeny, puny, micro, unrhetorical, smallish, runty, teeny, gnomish, slender, teentsy, smaller, teensy-weensy, wee
big, large, magnanimous(adj)
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"
magnanimous, bountiful, prominent, big, vainglorious, cock-a-hoop, braggy, with child(p), giving, bombastic, greathearted, grownup, grown, large(p), enceinte, tumid, bounteous, liberal, self-aggrandizing, swelled, handsome, fully grown, braggart(a), bighearted, expectant, heavy(a), great(p), large, bragging(a), bad, freehanded, turgid, heavy(p), big(a), self-aggrandising, boastful, full-grown, openhanded, declamatory, adult, orotund, gravid, big(p), crowing
midget, tiny, wee, nonpregnant, olive-sized, inconspicuous, teeny, dinky, slender, bantam, pocket-sized, microscopical, weeny, smaller, meanspirited, puny, smallish, half-size, small-scale, minuscule, infinitesimal, atomic, elflike, pocket-size, pocketable, littler, subatomic, diminutive, unrhetorical, noncomprehensive, teentsy, unimportant, microscopic, itsy-bitsy, shrimpy, ungenerous, invisible, undersize, dwarfish, runty, teensy, elfin, incomprehensive, weensy, miniature, undersized, insignificant, micro, minute, lesser, small, slim, teensy-weensy, teeny-weeny, bitty, little, petite, gnomish, lilliputian, itty-bitty, flyspeck, miniscule, bittie
big, large, prominent(adj)
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"
magnanimous, spectacular, bountiful, prominent, big, vainglorious, cock-a-hoop, braggy, with child(p), striking, giving, bombastic, grownup, grown, large(p), enceinte, tumid, bounteous, liberal, self-aggrandizing, swelled, handsome, fully grown, braggart(a), bighearted, expectant, heavy(a), great(p), large, bragging(a), bad, freehanded, turgid, heavy(p), big(a), self-aggrandising, salient, boastful, full-grown, openhanded, declamatory, adult, orotund, gravid, big(p), crowing, outstanding
diminutive, weeny, microscopical, undersize, miniature, petite, shrimpy, littler, gnomish, teentsy, nonpregnant, slim, lilliputian, minute, invisible, ungenerous, bantam, microscopic, dinky, lesser, smallish, small, midget, wee, undersized, bitty, unimportant, elflike, atomic, teensy-weensy, tiny, incomprehensive, unrhetorical, itsy-bitsy, pocketable, elfin, itty-bitty, puny, teensy, runty, pocket-size, pocket-sized, half-size, dwarfish, slender, small-scale, infinitesimal, inconspicuous, smaller, little, weensy, olive-sized, teeny, miniscule, subatomic, teeny-weeny, noncomprehensive, meanspirited, bittie, flyspeck, minuscule, insignificant, micro
having broad power and range and scope
"taking the large view"; "a large effect"; "a large sympathy"
itsy-bitsy, lilliputian, weensy, miniscule, slender, teensy, pocket-sized, atomic, unrhetorical, small, nonpregnant, smallish, runty, littler, half-size, pocketable, teeny-weeny, lesser, insignificant, smaller, teentsy, ungenerous, microscopic, undersize, bittie, micro, undersized, olive-sized, puny, little, incomprehensive, subatomic, tiny, shrimpy, unimportant, invisible, flyspeck, weeny, bitty, slim, elfin, inconspicuous, petite, teeny, dwarfish, minuscule, noncomprehensive, midget, itty-bitty, small-scale, elflike, infinitesimal, teensy-weensy, bantam, gnomish, wee, diminutive, pocket-size, meanspirited, miniature, minute, microscopical, dinky
big(p), enceinte, expectant, gravid, great(p), large(p), heavy(p), with child(p)(adverb)
in an advanced stage of pregnancy
"was big with child"; "was great with child"
undersize, microscopical, lesser, small-scale, noncomprehensive, insignificant, bantam, teeny-weeny, pocketable, unimportant, ungenerous, teensy-weensy, bittie, minute, wee, elfin, undersized, gnomish, miniature, microscopic, subatomic, itty-bitty, petite, micro, midget, teeny, half-size, dwarfish, pocket-sized, elflike, teentsy, flyspeck, slender, lilliputian, runty, itsy-bitsy, meanspirited, invisible, shrimpy, minuscule, atomic, diminutive, unrhetorical, smallish, incomprehensive, bitty, weensy, pocket-size, smaller, infinitesimal, teensy, small, inconspicuous, little, dinky, slim, nonpregnant, miniscule, littler, olive-sized, puny, weeny, tiny
at a distance, wide of something (as of a mark)
meanspirited, pocketable, nonpregnant, undersize, smallish, lesser, littler, teeny-weeny, pocket-sized, pocket-size, small-scale, little, microscopical, itty-bitty, puny, teeny, incomprehensive, subatomic, itsy-bitsy, minute, runty, dinky, miniscule, noncomprehensive, slender, bantam, wee, slim, tiny, shrimpy, inconspicuous, elflike, bittie, dwarfish, petite, invisible, flyspeck, unimportant, insignificant, ungenerous, micro, weensy, miniature, midget, teensy-weensy, undersized, bitty, atomic, unrhetorical, half-size, minuscule, microscopic, teensy, teentsy, infinitesimal, smaller, gnomish, diminutive, elfin, small, olive-sized, lilliputian, weeny
with the wind abaft the beam
"a ship sailing large"
noncomprehensive, pocket-size, diminutive, teeny, undersize, microscopic, tiny, teensy-weensy, inconspicuous, miniscule, microscopical, minute, micro, meanspirited, dinky, itty-bitty, miniature, runty, smallish, subatomic, minuscule, atomic, shrimpy, unrhetorical, smaller, elflike, teeny-weeny, small-scale, bitty, half-size, puny, gnomish, olive-sized, insignificant, unimportant, nonpregnant, weeny, bantam, little, undersized, lilliputian, teensy, bittie, small, infinitesimal, wee, incomprehensive, weensy, littler, teentsy, petite, itsy-bitsy, ungenerous, slim, lesser, pocket-sized, invisible, midget, slender, flyspeck, elfin, dwarfish, pocketable
boastfully, vauntingly, big, large(adverb)
in a boastful manner
"he talked big all evening"
gnomish, pocket-sized, itty-bitty, shrimpy, teensy, undersized, minute, miniature, weensy, lilliputian, pocket-size, bittie, itsy-bitsy, infinitesimal, nonpregnant, diminutive, wee, bitty, inconspicuous, smallish, insignificant, small-scale, dwarfish, slim, unimportant, invisible, teentsy, midget, lesser, bantam, slender, puny, subatomic, teeny, smaller, elfin, atomic, minuscule, little, dinky, teeny-weeny, micro, flyspeck, microscopic, olive-sized, weeny, runty, tiny, elflike, miniscule, meanspirited, ungenerous, microscopical, noncomprehensive, petite, unrhetorical, incomprehensive, teensy-weensy, small, pocketable, undersize, littler, half-size
English Synonyms and Antonyms
Large denotes extension in more than one direction, and beyond the average of the class to which the object belongs; we speak of a large surface or a large solid, but of a long line; a large field, a large room, a large apple, etc. A large man is a man of more than ordinary size; a great man is a man of remarkable mental power. Big is a more emphatic word than large, but of less dignity. We do not say that George Washington was a big man.
brief, diminutive, inconsiderable, infinitesimal, insignificant, limited, little, mean, microscopic, minute, narrow, paltry, petty, scanty, short, slender, slight, small, tiny, trifling, trivial
Dictionary of English Synonymes
List of paraphrases:
great, big, major, broad, wide, vast, grand, huge, high, important, significant, considerable, large-scale, extensive, substantial, grande, tai, main, enormous, general, grandes, massive, fat, strong, tall, much, larger, gros, wholesale, heavy, wide-ranging, gran, large-sized, tremendous, very, comprehensive, overwhelming, many, serious, key, senior, grands, immense, sizeable, greater, grandi, largest
Translations for large
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- كبير, واسعArabic
- llargCatalan, Valencian
- mawr, braisgWelsh
- groß, weitGerman
- بزرگ, گندهPersian
- iso, suuriFinnish
- mikil, stórurFaroese
- grutWestern Frisian
- tomadachScottish Gaelic
- խոշոր, մեծArmenian
- stór, mikillIcelandic
- زل, گهورهKurdish
- ကြီး, ကြီးမားBurmese
- tsohNavajo, Navaho
- ستر, لویPashto, Pushto
- большо́й, кру́пныйRussian
- велик, velikSerbo-Croatian
- భారీ, పెద్దTelugu
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