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/lärj/,
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larger, comparative; largest, superlative;
  1. Of considerable or relatively great size, extent, or capacity
    • - add a large clove of garlic
    • - the concert attracted large crowds
  2. Of greater size than the ordinary, esp. with reference to a size of clothing or to the size of a packaged commodity
    • - the sweater comes in small, medium, and large sizes
  3. Pursuing an occupation or commercial activity on a significant scale
    • - many large investors are likely to take a different view
  4. Of wide range or scope
    • - we can afford to take a larger view of the situation

  1. a garment size for a large person
  2. 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"
  3. at a distance, wide of something (as of a mark)
  4. with the wind abaft the beam; "a ship sailing large"
  5. fairly large or important in effect; influential; "played a large role in the negotiations"
  6. boastfully: in a boastful manner; "he talked big all evening"
  7. bombastic: ostentatiously lofty in style; "a man given to large talk"; "tumid political prose"
  8. big: 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"
  9. big: 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"
  10. @Large is an Original English-language manga written and illustrated by Ahmed Hoke. Tokyopop has published 3 bound volumes of the comic, the first released on December 9, 2003 and the last on December 13, 2005.
  11. Glycosyltransferase-like protein LARGE1 is an enzyme that in humans is encoded by the LARGE gene.
  12. Large is an English surname, with variants including Lardge, Lurge, and Larg. Its meaning is variable, though it may derive from the Norman French adjective, large (meaning "generous" or "big" [as in, "that's big of you", meaning generous, as well as large in size]), as it is found in the ...
  13. Of considerable or relatively great size or extent
  14. Cattle have large frames, and are tall and long-bodied for their age.
  15. Term of admiration for a well-hit drive. For example, "That is large! Anything flying that far should have a stewardess on it."
  16. $1,000; twenty large would be $20,000
  17. no first 1988; McGill Faculty of Music Concert Choir, Montreal 1990
  18. Broad; extensive; unconfined. The opposite of strict, narrow, or confined. At large, at liberty.
  19. To sail large is to run with the sheets eased off when the wind is from abaft the beam and the bowlines are entirely disused so that the sails receive the full effect of the wind. Also known as to sail free.
  20. A vessel is said to be going large, when she has the wind free.
  21. Description of standard plant size. Large, standard African Violets are 14 to 16 inches in diameter and are normally grown in 4-inch pots.
  22. adj.  Units of $1,000.  I won two large.
  23. This term is relative to the areas in which it is used. In coining this term over 6 years ago, I was given the responsibility of defining it for the areas in which I fish. Locally, a LARGE is a striper over 25#. In some areas the minimum size for LARGE can vary much from this weight. ...
  24. [ laarj ] (comparative larg·er, superlative larg·est)
  25. The 4th size cache container is big. Example, 12x12 tupperware container, 1/2 gallon sized plastic jar, double-sized ammo can. This size container is sometimes on the ground but can also be found suspended high above the ground. ...