large [-er, -est] adj

Fr. large; NW says Sp. largar, to loosen, to slacken, as a rope.

  1. Bulky; big; expansive; of great size.
  2. Wide; extending over a great distance.
  3. Important; valuable; of great significance.
  4. Infinite; glorious; heavenly.
  5. Generous; Liberal in giving; of a great amount.
  6. Abundant; plentiful.
  7. Complex; difficult or complicated.

large adv

see large, adj.

  1. Much; ambitiously; optimistically; hopefully; wishfully.

large [-er] n

see large, adj.; NW also says Basque larritu, to grow.

  1. Greater one; more expansive thing.