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1. WordNet® 3.0 (2006)
    adv 1: at a distance, wide of something (as of a mark)
    2: with the wind abaft the beam; "a ship sailing large"
    3: in a boastful manner; "he talked big all evening" [syn:
       boastfully, vauntingly, big, large]
    adj 1: above average in size or number or quantity or magnitude
           or extent; "a large city"; "set out for the big city"; "a
           large sum"; "a big (or large) barn"; "a large family";
           "big businesses"; "a big expenditure"; "a large number of
           newspapers"; "a big group of scientists"; "large areas of
           the world" [syn: large, big] [ant: little, small]
    2: fairly large or important in effect; influential; "played a
       large role in the negotiations"
    3: ostentatiously lofty in style; "a man given to large talk";
       "tumid political prose" [syn: bombastic, declamatory,
       large, orotund, tumid, turgid]
    4: generous and understanding and tolerant; "a heart big enough
       to hold no grudges"; "that's very big of you to be so
       forgiving"; "a large and generous spirit"; "a large heart";
       "magnanimous toward his enemies" [syn: big, large,
    5: conspicuous in position or importance; "a big figure in the
       movement"; "big man on campus"; "he's very large in financial
       circles"; "a prominent citizen" [syn: big, large,
    6: having broad power and range and scope; "taking the large
       view"; "a large effect"; "a large sympathy"
    7: in an advanced stage of pregnancy; "was big with child"; "was
       great with child" [syn: big(p), enceinte, expectant,
       gravid, great(p), large(p), heavy(p), with
    n 1: a garment size for a large person

2. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
Large \Large\ (l[aum]rj), a. [Compar. Larger (l[aum]r"j[~e]r);
   superl. Largest.] [F., fr. L. largus. Cf. Largo.]
   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.
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   Note: For linear dimensions, and mere extent, great, and not
         large, is used as a qualifying word; as, great length,
         breadth, depth; a great distance; a great height.
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   2. Abundant; ample; as, a large supply of provisions.
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            We have yet large day.                --Milton.
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   3. Full in statement; diffuse; full; profuse.
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            I might be very large upon the importance and
            advantages of education.              --Felton.
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   4. Having more than usual power or capacity; having broad
      sympathies and generous impulses; comprehensive; -- said
      of the mind and heart.
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   5. Free; unembarrassed. [Obs.]
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            Of burdens all he set the Paynims large. --Fairfax.
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   6. Unrestrained by decorum; -- said of language. [Obs.] "Some
      large jests he will make." --Shak.
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   7. Prodigal in expending; lavish. [Obs.] --Chaucer.
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   8. (Naut.) 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.
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   At large.
      (a) Without restraint or confinement; as, to go at large;
          to be left at large.
      (b) Diffusely; fully; in the full extent; as, to discourse
          on a subject at large.

   Common at large. See under Common, n.

   Electors at large, Representative at large, electors, or
      a representative, as in Congress, chosen to represent the
      whole of a State, in distinction from those chosen to
      represent particular districts in a State. [U. S.]

   To give large, To go large, To run large, or To sail
   large (Naut.), to have the wind crossing the direction of a
      vessel's course in such a way that the sails feel its full
      force, and the vessel gains its highest speed. See
      Large, a., 8.

   Syn: Big; bulky; huge; capacious; comprehensive; ample;
        abundant; plentiful; populous; copious; diffusive;
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3. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
Large \Large\, adv.
   Freely; licentiously. [Obs.] --Chaucer.
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4. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
Large \Large\, n. (Mus.)
   A musical note, formerly in use, equal to two longs, four
   breves, or eight semibreves.
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5. Bouvier's Law Dictionary, Revised 6th Ed (1856)
LARGE. Broad; extensive; unconfined. The opposite of strict, narrow, or 
confined. At large, at liberty. 

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