large

adj.
VERBS
be
appear, feel, look, seem

Some of the clothes looked very large.

become, get, grow

By this time his debt had become extremely large.

The plant had grown quite large.

remain
loom

The issue looms large in political campaigns nationwide.

ADVERB
extremely, fairly, very, etc.

Isn't that sweater rather large?

especially, exceedingly, exceptionally, incredibly, particularly
comparatively, moderately, reasonably, relatively
enough, sufficiently

Are you sure the hall will be large enough?

correspondingly, equally, similarly

a huge chair behind an equally large desk

increasingly

the increasingly large numbers of senior citizens

infinitely

The universe is infinitely large.

abnormally, disproportionately, impossibly, overly, ridiculously, surprisingly, unexpectedly, unusually

His eyes were abnormally large.

Our house was not overly large.

Large is used with these nouns: ↑accumulation, ↑advance, ↑airline, ↑airport, ↑allowance, ↑amount, ↑apartment, ↑appetite, ↑area, ↑armchair, ↑army, ↑array, ↑assortment, ↑attendance, ↑audience, ↑backlog, ↑bank, ↑batch, ↑bathroom, ↑beak, ↑bedroom, ↑belly, ↑bequest, ↑bet, ↑bill, ↑birthmark, ↑bit, ↑bloc, ↑block, ↑body, ↑bomb, ↑bonus, ↑bosom, ↑bouquet, ↑bowel, ↑brandy, ↑breakfast, ↑breast, ↑broadcaster, ↑budget, ↑building, ↑bulk, ↑bump, ↑bunch, ↑bundle, ↑bureaucracy, ↑business, ↑campus, ↑capacity, ↑casserole, ↑cast, ↑catch, ↑category, ↑cave, ↑chain, ↑chamber, ↑cheque, ↑chunk, ↑circulation, ↑city, ↑claim, ↑class, ↑claw, ↑client, ↑clientele, ↑closet, ↑clump, ↑cluster, ↑coke, ↑collection, ↑colony, ↑community, ↑company, ↑complement, ↑complex, ↑concentration, ↑conglomerate, ↑congregation, ↑construction, ↑consumer, ↑contingent, ↑contract, ↑contribution, ↑contributor, ↑corporation, ↑crack, ↑crater, ↑creditor, ↑cross section, ↑crowd, ↑crystal, ↑cupboard, ↑customer, ↑cut, ↑database, ↑debt, ↑decline, ↑decrease, ↑deficit, ↑degree, ↑delegation, ↑delivery, ↑demonstration, ↑dent, ↑deposit, ↑desk, ↑diameter, ↑difference, ↑dimension, ↑dining room, ↑discount, ↑discrepancy, ↑distance, ↑distributor, ↑dividend, ↑donation, ↑donor, ↑dose, ↑dowry, ↑driveway, ↑drop, ↑ear, ↑earthquake, ↑ego, ↑element, ↑empire, ↑employer, ↑engine, ↑enrolment, ↑enterprise, ↑envelope, ↑estate, ↑excess, ↑exhibition, ↑expanse, ↑expenditure, ↑explosion, ↑exporter, ↑eye, ↑facility, ↑factory, ↑fall, ↑family, ↑farm, ↑farmer, ↑fee, ↑figure, ↑file, ↑fine, ↑fireplace, ↑firm, ↑fist, ↑fleet, ↑flow, ↑flower, ↑fluctuation, ↑following, ↑force, ↑format, ↑fortune, ↑fraction, ↑frame, ↑fry, ↑fund, ↑funeral, ↑galaxy, ↑gap, ↑garden, ↑gate, ↑gathering, ↑gin, ↑grain, ↑grant, ↑grin, ↑ground, ↑group, ↑gulp, ↑handbag, ↑handful, ↑harvest, ↑haul, ↑heap, ↑helping, ↑herd, ↑hoard, ↑hole, ↑hotel, ↑house, ↑incision, ↑income, ↑increase, ↑influx, ↑inheritance, ↑institution, ↑intestine, ↑investment, ↑investor, ↑kitchen, ↑lake, ↑lender, ↑letter, ↑library, ↑loaf, ↑loan, ↑lorry, ↑lot, ↑lump, ↑machine, ↑majority, ↑male, ↑mall, ↑mammal, ↑manor, ↑mansion, ↑manufacturer, ↑margin, ↑market, ↑marquee, ↑merger, ↑military, ↑minority, ↑monster, ↑moon, ↑motor, ↑mound, ↑mountain, ↑mouth, ↑mouthful, ↑mug, ↑multinational, ↑nation, ↑network, ↑nose, ↑number, ↑object, ↑office, ↑opening, ↑operator, ↑orchestra, ↑order, ↑organization, ↑outbreak, ↑outfit, ↑outlay, ↑output, ↑overdraft, ↑painting, ↑pan, ↑parcel, ↑part, ↑penis, ↑percentage, ↑piece, ↑pile, ↑pizza, ↑pocket, ↑pond, ↑pool, ↑population, ↑portion, ↑print, ↑procession, ↑producer, ↑profit, ↑project, ↑proportion, ↑publisher, ↑purchase, ↑quantity, ↑rally, ↑range, ↑reception, ↑reconstruction, ↑reduction, ↑region, ↑repertoire, ↑representation, ↑reproduction, ↑reserve, ↑reservoir, ↑resort, ↑resource, ↑restaurant, ↑retailer, ↑reward, ↑rise, ↑river, ↑rock, ↑role, ↑room, ↑salary, ↑sample, ↑saucepan, ↑scale, ↑scar, ↑screen, ↑section, ↑selection, ↑set, ↑settlement, ↑shape, ↑share, ↑shareholder, ↑sheet, ↑shipment, ↑shopping centre, ↑shrub, ↑sieve, ↑sip, ↑size, ↑skillet, ↑slab, ↑slice, ↑snake, ↑source, ↑space, ↑specimen, ↑spider, ↑splash, ↑stake, ↑statue, ↑step, ↑stock, ↑stockbroker, ↑stomach, ↑store, ↑stretch, ↑studio, ↑subsidy, ↑sum, ↑supply, ↑surplus, ↑swig, ↑table, ↑tanker, ↑tear, ↑theatre, ↑tip, ↑topic, ↑town, ↑trader, ↑tree, ↑trial, ↑truck, ↑turnout, ↑turnover, ↑undertaking, ↑union, ↑unit, ↑user, ↑utility, ↑valley, ↑variety, ↑village, ↑vocabulary, ↑void, ↑volume, ↑weight, ↑whisky, ↑window, ↑workforce, ↑yard

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  • large — [ larʒ ] adj., n. m. et adv. • XIe ; lat. largus « abondant; généreux », a remplacé latus, à cause de longus « long » I ♦ Adj. 1 ♦ Qui a une étendue supérieure à la moyenne dans le sens de la largeur. Une large avenue. Chapeau à larges bords.… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Large — (l[aum]rj), a. [Compar. {Larger} (l[aum]r j[ e]r); superl. {Largest}.] [F., fr. L. largus. Cf. {Largo}.] 1. Exceeding most other things of like kind in bulk, capacity, quantity, superficial dimensions, or number of constituent units; big; great;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • large — [ lardʒ ] adjective *** bigger than usual in size: The house had an exceptionally large yard. Large crowds gather each year in St. Peter s Square to see the Pope. A large man with a long ginger beard stood in the doorway. a. used in clothing… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • large — [lärj] adj. larger, largest [OFr < L largus: see LARD] 1. Archaic liberal; generous 2. big; great; specif., a) taking up much space; bulky b) enclosing much space; spacious [a large office] …   English World dictionary

  • large — large, big, great mean above the average of its kind in magnitude, especially physical magnitude. Large may be preferred when the dimensions, or extent, or capacity, or quantity, or amount is being considered {a large lot} {a large hall} {a large …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • large — Large, Latus, Largus, Laxus. Large par le bas et allant en aguisant, Pyramidatus. Fort large, Perlatus. Fort large et spatieux, Spatiosus. Large outre mesure, Vastus. Un homme large, soit prodigue ou liberal, Largus. Trop large, Nimius. Devenir… …   Thresor de la langue françoyse

  • large — 〈[la:(r)dʒ] Abk.: L〉 groß (als Kleidergröße) [engl.] * * * 1large [larʒ(ə) ] <Adj.> [frz. large < lat. largus = freigebig; reichlich] (bes. schweiz.): großzügig: der l. Schiedsrichter. 2large [la:ɐ̯d̮ʒ ] <indekl. Adj.> [engl. large …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Large — ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Brian Large (* 1939), Fernsehregisseur von Opernübertragungen Josaphat Robert Large (* 1942), Dichter und Romancier Robert C. De Large (1842−1874), US amerikanischer Politiker Diese …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • large — large, largely Large is used as an adverb with the verbs bulk and loom and in the phrase by and large. Otherwise largely is the normal adverb and means ‘to a large extent’ (His failure was largely due to laziness) …   Modern English usage

  • large — ► ADJECTIVE 1) of considerable or relatively great size, extent, or capacity. 2) pursuing an occupation or activity on a significant scale. 3) of wide range or scope. ► VERB (large it) Brit. informal ▪ go out and have a good time. ● …   English terms dictionary

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