- 1of considerable or relatively great size, extent, or capacity
- 2having a wide range or scope
Using large: Examples
Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "large" can be used in various situations through the following examples!
The large pizza is enough for four people.
She has a large collection of books.
The company has a large market share.
He made a large donation to the charity.
large Synonyms and Antonyms
Idioms Using large
Completing the project on time will be a large order.
The car is at the large end of the mid-size category.
The boss cut the employee down to size after he became too arrogant.
Phrases with large
The problem affects society at large.
By and large, the project was a success.
The success of the company is due in large part to its innovative products.
Origins of large
from Old French 'large', meaning 'broad'
Summary: large in Brief
The term 'large' [lɑrdʒ] describes something of significant size or capacity, often with a wide range or scope. It can refer to physical dimensions, as in 'The large pizza is enough for four people,' or to abstract concepts, as in 'The company has a large market share.' 'Large' also appears in idioms like 'a large order,' which denotes a difficult task, and 'cut someone down to size,' which means to reduce someone's arrogance.