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Definition of Large


  1. Exceeding most other things of like kind in bulk, capacity, quantity, superficial dimensions, or number of constituent units; big; great; capacious; extensive; -- opposed to small; as, a large horse; a large house or room; a large lake or pool; a large jug or spoon; a large vineyard; a large army; a large city.
  2. Abundant; ample; as, a large supply of provisions.
  3. Full in statement; diffuse; full; profuse.
  4. Having more than usual power or capacity; having broad sympathies and generous impulses; comprehensive; -- said of the mind and heart.
  5. Free; unembarrassed.
  6. Unrestrained by decorum; -- said of language.
  7. Prodigal in expending; lavish.
  8. Crossing the line of a ship's course in a favorable direction; -- said of the wind when it is abeam, or between the beam and the quarter.
  9. Freely; licentiously.
  10. A musical note, formerly in use, equal to two longs, four breves, or eight semibreves.

Large Quotations

Your work is going to fill a large part of your life, and the only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe is great work. And the only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you haven't found it yet, keep looking. Don't settle. As with all matters of the heart, you'll know when you find it.
Steve Jobs

In this life, we have to make many choices. Some are very important choices. Some are not. Many of our choices are between good and evil. The choices we make, however, determine to a large extent our happiness or our unhappiness, because we have to live with the consequences of our choices.
James E. Faust

It is forbidden to kill; therefore all murderers are punished unless they kill in large numbers and to the sound of trumpets.

Corruption is the enemy of development, and of good governance. It must be got rid of. Both the government and the people at large must come together to achieve this national objective.
Pratibha Patil

The more man meditates upon good thoughts, the better will be his world and the world at large.
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Large Translations

large in Afrikaans is groot
large in Danish is stor
large in Dutch is groot
large in Finnish is iso
large in French is grand, mailloche
large in Italian is grande, ampio
large in Latin is magnus maior maximus, amplus
large in Norwegian is utstrakt, stor
large in Portuguese is grande
large in Spanish is anchuroso, gran, grande
large in Swedish is stor
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