Synonyms of large in English:

large


See definition of large

adjective

1‘a large house’

SYNONYMS
big, great, huge, of considerable size, sizeable, substantial, immense, enormous, colossal, massive, mammoth, vast, cosmic, goodly, prodigious, tremendous, gigantic, giant, monumental, stupendous, gargantuan, elephantine, titanic, mountainous, monstrous
towering, tall, high, lofty
mighty, epic, inordinate, voluminous, unlimited, king-size, king-sized, giant-size, giant-sized, man-size, man-sized, outsize, oversized, overgrown, considerable, major, Brobdingnagian
cumbersome, unwieldy
informal jumbo, whopping, whopping great, thumping, thumping great, mega, humongous, monster, astronomical, dirty great
British informal whacking, whacking great, ginormous
ANTONYMS

small

2‘a large red-faced man’

SYNONYMS
big, burly, heavy, tall, bulky, thickset, heavyset, chunky, strapping, powerfully built, hefty, muscular, muscle-bound, brawny, muscly, husky, solid, powerful, sturdy, solidly built, broad-shouldered, strong, big and strong, rugged, Herculean
fat, plump, overweight, chubby, stout, weighty, meaty, fleshy, portly, rotund, flabby, well fed, paunchy, Falstaffian, obese, gross, corpulent
buxom
informal hunky, hulking, beefy, roly-poly, tubby, pudgy, porky, well upholstered, broad in the beam
British informal podgy, fubsy, lard-arsed
North American informal zaftig, corn-fed
ANTONYMS

small, thin

3‘a large supply of wool’

SYNONYMS
abundant, copious, plentiful, ample, liberal, generous, lavish, profuse, bountiful, bumper, boundless, teeming, overflowing, good, considerable, superabundant, opulent, handsome, galore, sufficient
informal tidy
literary plenteous
ANTONYMS

meagre, scanty

4‘the measure has large economic implications’

SYNONYMS
wide-reaching, far-reaching, wide-ranging, wide, sweeping, large-scale, broad, extensive, comprehensive, exhaustive, wholesale, global
ANTONYMS

trivial, petty


Phrases

    at large

    1‘fourteen criminals are still at large’


    SYNONYMS

    at liberty, free, on the loose, on the run, fugitive

    unconfined, unrestrained, roaming, loose, unbound, unrestricted, untied, unchained, unshackled, unfettered, set loose, wild

    North American informal

    on the lam

    ANTONYMS

    confined, in prison

    2‘society at large’


    SYNONYMS

    as a whole, as a body, generally, in general, in the main

    ANTONYMS

    in particular, specifically

    3‘he speaks at large of the choroid plexus’


    SYNONYMS

    in detail, with full details, exhaustively, at length, extensively