Huge vs. Large: Know the Difference
Huge and Large Definitions
Of exceedingly great size, extent, or quantity.
Of greater than average size, extent, quantity, or amount; big.
Of exceedingly great scope or nature
The huge influence of the Hellenic world.
Of greater than average scope, breadth, or capacity; comprehensive.
(Informal) Contributing in a major way to success; very important
The defensive line was huge in the second half.
Had a large role in the negotiations.
A large producer of paper goods.
Understanding and tolerant; liberal
A large and generous spirit.
(informal) Very strong, powerful, or dedicated.
Both of my parents are huge supporters of animal rights.
Of great magnitude or intensity; grand
“a rigid resistance to the large emotions” (Stephen Koch).
(informal) Very interesting, significant, or popular.
The band's next album is going to be huge.
In our league our coach is huge!
Pretentious; boastful. Used of speech or manners.
Very large; enormous; immense; excessive; - used esp. of material bulk, but often of qualities, extent, etc.; as, a huge ox; a huge space; a huge difference.
Doth it not flow as hugely as the sea.
(Obsolete) Gross; coarse. Used of speech or language.
Unusually great in size or amount or degree or especially extent or scope;
Huge government spending
Huge country estates
Huge popular demand for higher education
A huge wave
The Los Angeles aqueduct winds like an immense snake along the base of the mountains
Immense numbers of birds
At vast (or immense) expense
The vast reaches of outer space
The vast accumulation of knowledge...which we call civilization
(Nautical) Favorable. Used of a wind.
(Slang) A thousand dollars
Bought a speedboat for 50 large.
Of considerable or relatively great size or extent.
Russia is a large country.
The fruit-fly has large eyes for its body size.
He has a large collection of stamps.
That is large the manufactured size.
(obsolete) Abundant; ample.
(archaic) Full in statement; diffuse; profuse.
(obsolete) Free; unencumbered.
(obsolete) Unrestrained by decorum; said of language.
(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.
An old musical note, equal to two longas, four breves, or eight semibreves.
(obsolete) Liberality, generosity.
A thousand dollars/pounds.
Getting a car tricked out like that will cost you 50 large.
An item labelled or denoted as being that size.
One small coffee and two larges, please.
One who fits an item of that size.
(nautical) Before the wind.
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.
Abundant; ample; as, a large supply of provisions.
We have yet large day.
Full in statement; diffuse; full; profuse.
I might be very large upon the importance and advantages of education.
Having more than usual power or capacity; having broad sympathies and generous impulses; comprehensive; - said of the mind and heart.
Of burdens all he set the Paynims large.
Unrestrained by decorum; - said of language.
Prodigal in expending; lavish.
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.
A musical note, formerly in use, equal to two longs, four breves, or eight semibreves.
A garment size for a large person
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
A big expenditure
A large number of newspapers
A big group of scientists
Large areas of the world
Fairly large or important in effect; influential;
Played a large role in the negotiations
Large enough to be visible to the naked eye
Ostentatiously lofty in style;
A man given to large talk
Tumid political prose
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
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
Having broad power and range and scope;
Taking the large view
A large effect
A large sympathy
In an advanced stage of pregnancy;
Was big with child
Was great with child
At a distance, wide of something (as of a mark)
With the wind abaft the beam;
A ship sailing large
In a boastful manner;
He talked big all evening
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