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pronunciation:
larj
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part of speech: adjective
inflections: larger, largest
definition 1: of greater size, amount, scope, or proportion than the average; not small.
The new auditorium is large and holds many people.
synonyms:
big, considerable
antonyms:
compact, little, paltry, small
similar words:
ample, copious, enormous, extensive, giant, great, gross, heavy, huge, immense, jumbo, numerous, prodigious, round, substantial, tidy, vast
definition 2: tolerant and generous.
With her large spirit, she took in many children who had been orphaned by the war.
synonyms:
liberal
antonyms:
small
similar words:
ample, big, free, generous, tolerant
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derivation: largeness (n.)
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