Meaning of “large” - Learner’s Dictionary


adjective us uk /lɑːdʒ/

A2 big in size or amount:

a large number of people
a large amount of money
Police discovered a large quantity of drugs in the van.
She comes from quite a large family.
The shirt was a bit too large.
→ Opposite small adjective

More examples

be at large

If someone dangerous is at large, they are not in prison.

sb/sth at large

people or things in general:

This group is not representative of the population at large.

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(Definition of “large” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)