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large meaning

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  • Large means of great size. Large may also refer to:
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  • NounPLlarges
    1. (music) OBS An old musical note, equal to two longas, four breves, or eight semibreves.
      1. OBS Liberality, generosity.
        1. SLA (plural: large) A thousand dollars/pounds.
          1. Getting a car tricked out like that will cost you 50 large.
        2. A large serving of something.
          1. One small coffee and two larges, please.
      2. AdjectiveCOMlargerSUPlargest
        1. Of considerable or relatively great size or extent.
          1. We drove back to the office with some concern on my part at the prospect of so large a case. Sunning himself on the board steps, I saw for the first time Mr. Farquhar Fenelon Cooke.
        2. OBS Abundant; ample.
          1. (archaic) Full in statement; diffuse; profuse.
            1. OBS Free; unencumbered.
              1. OBS Unrestrained by decorum; said of language.
                1. (nautical) 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.
                2. More Examples
                  1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
                    • A large percentage of all Late Horizon fragments at this site was overfired, to the point where many were vitrified, black to dark brown, and misshapen, some with blistered surfaces.
                    • Offering high-quality software as open-source externalizes benefits to a large community, but also externalizes much of the cost of testing and further development.
                    • On arrival she was afebrile but tachycardic, with local peritonism in the left renal angle and left iliac fossa despite large amounts of opioid analgesia.
                  2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
                    • Large and square-headed, fatuously complacent, pot-bellied, spade-handed and dumpy-footed, for all the world presenting the appearance of animated jelly.
                    • Large office blocks and shopping streets are being put up with not even an awning to protect the head of the shop-goer from the sweltering Persian sun.
                    • Large swathes will be affected by the tax increase.
                  3. Used in the Ending of Sentence
                    • The city has five city council districts; however, the mayor is elected at large.

                Meaning of large for the defined word.

                Grammatically, this word "large" is an adjective. It's also a noun, more specifically, a countable noun and a singularia tantum.
                • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
                  1. Adjectives
                    • Nouns
                      • Countable nouns
                        • Singularia tantum
                          • Uncountable nouns
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