Meaning of LARGE in English


I. adjective (~r; ~st) Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French, broad, wide, generous, from Latin largus generous, plentiful Date: 12th century lavish , 2. obsolete ample , abundant , extensive , broad , 3. having more than usual capacity or scope ; comprehensive , powerful , forceful , very successful or popular , 4. exceeding most other things of like kind especially in quantity or size ; big , dealing in great numbers or quantities , 5. obsolete coarse , vulgar , lax in conduct ; loose , favorable , extravagant , boastful , ~ness noun largish adjective II. adverb Date: 14th century in abundance ; amply, liberally, with the wind abaft the beam, in a ~ manner, III. noun Date: 14th century liberality , generosity , a thousand dollars

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