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Definition of Large

  • 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.
  • Abundant; ample; as, a large supply of provisions.
  • Full in statement; diffuse; full; profuse.
  • Having more than usual power or capacity; having broad sympathies and generous impulses; comprehensive; -- said of the mind and heart.
  • 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.
  • A musical note, formerly in use, equal to two longs, four breves, or eight semibreves.
  • a garment size for a large person
  • in a boastful manner
  • with the wind abaft the beam
  • at a distance, wide of something (as of a mark)
  • above average in size or number or quantity or magnitude or extent

How to use large in a sentence. Large pronunciation.

David received this letter as he was mounting a huge white Syrian donkey to ride to the Mokattam Hills, which rise sharply behind Cairo, burning and lonely and large.
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He went hastily and noiselessly-his footfall was light for so heavy a man-through the large room to the farther side from that by which David and Kaid had first entered.
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How large do small issues seem till we have faced the momentous things!
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David's servant, Mahommed Hassan, whom he had had since first he came to Egypt, was gliding from the room-a large, square-shouldered fellow of over six feet, dressed in a plain blue yelek, but on his head the green turban of one who had done a pilgrimage to Mecca.
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For so large a man Prince Kaid was light and subtle in his movements.
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Dahabieh-A Nile houseboat with large lateen sails.
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In the middle of the town, opposite the stores, was the "plaza" which is native to all towns beyond the Rocky Mountains -a large, unfenced, level vacancy, with a liberty pole in it, and very useful as a place for public auctions, horse trades, and mass meetings, and likewise for teamsters to camp in.
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In due time we spread our blankets in the warm sand between two large boulders and soon feel asleep, careless of the procession of ants that passed in through rents in our clothing and explored our persons.
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Therefore we decided to take up our residence on our own domain and enjoy that large sense of independence which only such an experience can bring.
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Often, as we lay on our faces, a granite boulder, as large as a village church, would start out of the bottom apparently, and seem climbing up rapidly to the surface, till presently it threatened to touch our faces, and we could not resist the impulse to seize an oar and avert the danger.
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Originally, Nevada was a part of Utah and was called Carson county; and a pretty large county it was, too.
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He offered his large stone building just outside the capital limits, rent-free, and it was gladly accepted.
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Cart-loads of solid silver bricks, as large as pigs of lead, were arriving from the mills every day, and such sights as that gave substance to the wild talk about me.
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One of us held the iron drill in its place and another would strike with an eight-pound sledge-it was like driving nails on a large scale.
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Meantime it was discovered that Owens, an overland driver, was missing, and a man ran to the large stable, and wading in, boot-top deep, discovered him asleep in his bed, awoke him, and waded out again.
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She saw Sirona sitting up upon her couch, and opposite to her the Gaul with pale distorted features; at his feet lay the sheepskin; in his right hand he held the lamp, and its light fell on the paved floor in front of the bed, and was reflected in a large dark red pool.
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I met a large caravan from Petra, which rested yesterday in the oasis here; a woman, such as you describe, was running with it.
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These jewels were of virgin gold, and besides these she had with her a few silver coins and one large gold piece, that her father had given her as token out of his small store, when she had quitted him for Rome, and that she had hitherto preserved as carefully as if it were a talisman.
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He was respectably dressed, but nothing more, and in his large bare hands held a brown hat marked with a grease spot.
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Mumford's holiday time approached, and they were making arrangements for a visit to the seaside, when one morning a carrier's cart delivered a large package, unexpected and of unknown contents.
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Examples of Large

Example #1
The cities of the dead Khalifas and Mamelukes separated them from the living city where the fellah toiled, and Arab, Bedouin, Copt strove together to intercept the fruits of his toiling, as it passed in the form of taxes to the Palace of the Prince Pasha; while in the dark corners crouched, waiting, the cormorant usurers-Greeks, Armenians, and Syrians, a hideous salvage corps, who saved the house of a man that they might at last walk off with his shirt and the cloth under which he was carried to his grave.
Example #2
I am thy mother's sister, thy most loving friend.
Example #3
Drawing behind a clump of palms near a door opening to a passage leading to Mizraim's quarters, he waited.
Example #4
The voice of Him of Galilee, the hand of Cain, the craft of Jael.
Example #5
It is true that the larger life has pleasures and expanding capacities; but it is truer still that it has perils, events which try the soul as it is never tried in the smaller life-unless, indeed, the soul be that of the Epicurean.
Example #6
It has the rare fire of aggression; is ever more upon the offence than upon the defence; has, withal, the false lure of freedom from restraint, the throbbing force of sympathy.