KJV Dictionary Definition: large


L'ARGE, a larj. L. largus; Gr. wide, copious, and perhaps with floor.

1. Big; of great size; bulky; as a large body; a large horse or ox; a large mountain; a large tree; a large ship.

2. Wide; extensive; as a large field or plain; a large extent of territory.

3. Extensive or populous; containing many inhabitants; as a large city or town.

4. Abundant; plentiful; ample; as a large supply of provisions.

5. Copious; diffusive.

I might be very large on the importance and advantages of education.

6. In seamen's language, the wind is large when it crosses the line of a ship's course in a favorable direction, particularly on the beam or quarter.

7. Wide; consisting of much water; as a large river.

8. Liberal; of a great amount; as a large donation.

1. At large, without restraint or confinement; as, to go at large; to be left at large.

2. Diffusely; fully; in the full extent; as, to discourse on a subject at large.

L'ARGE, n. Formerly, a musical note equal to four breves.


L'ARGELY, adv.

1. Widely; extensively.

2. Copiously; diffusely; amply. The subject was largely discussed.

3. Liberally; bountifully.

- How he lives and eats; how largely gives.

4. Abundantly.

They their fill of love and love's disport took largely.



1. Bigness; bulk; magnitude; as the largeness of an animal.

2. Greatness; comprehension; as the largeness of mind or of capacity.

3. Extent; extensiveness; as largeness of views.

4. Extension; amplitude; liberality; as the largeness of an offer; largeness of heart.

5. Wideness; extent; as the largeness of a river.