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big

big

 
pronunciation:
bIg
phrases:
big on
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part of speech: adjective
inflections: bigger, biggest
definition 1: large in size, number, or weight.
Elephants are big animals.
synonyms:
considerable, grand, great, large, sizable
antonyms:
little, small
similar words:
ample, enormous, extensive, giant, gigantic, huge, immense, mammoth, massive, monstrous, spacious, tremendous, vast
definition 2: important or of great concern.
Deciding where to live is a big question.
synonyms:
important, major, momentous
antonyms:
minor, small, trivial
similar words:
chief, eminent, influential, main, material, notable, prominent, vital
definition 3: older; more grown-up.
My big brother is learning how to drive a car.
synonyms:
adult, grown, grown-up, mature
phrase: big on
derivation: bigness (n.)
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