• Of considerable or relatively great size or extent.

    "Russia is a large country."

  • (obsolete) Free; unencumbered.
  • (archaic) Full in statement; diffuse; profuse.
  • (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.
  • (obsolete) Abundant; ample.
  • (obsolete) Unrestrained by decorum; said of language.


  • (music, obsolete) An old musical note, equal to two longas, four breves, or eight semibreves.
  • A large serving of something.

    "One small coffee and two larges, please."

  • (slang, plural: large) A thousand dollars.

    "Getting a car tricked out like that will cost you 50 large."

  • (obsolete) Liberality, generosity.

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