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Synonyms for (adjective) big

Synonyms: big, with child, large, heavy, gravid, great, enceinte, expectant Definition: in an advanced stage of pregnancy Usage: was big with child; was great with child

Similar words: pregnant Definition: carrying developing offspring within the body or being about to produce new life

Synonyms: big, prominent, large Definition: conspicuous in position or importance Usage: a big figure in the movement; big man on campus; he's very large in financial circles; a prominent citizen

Similar words: conspicuous Definition: obvious to the eye or mind Usage: a tower conspicuous at a great distance; wore conspicuous neckties; made herself conspicuous by her exhibitionistic preening

Synonyms: big, bighearted, freehanded, openhanded, bounteous, bountiful, giving, handsome, liberal Definition: given or giving freely Usage: was a big tipper; the bounteous goodness of God; bountiful compliments; a freehanded host; a handsome allowance; Saturday's child is loving and giving; a liberal backer of the arts; a munificent gift; her fond and openhanded grandfather

Similar words: generous Definition: willing to give and share unstintingly Usage: a generous donation

Synonyms: big, magnanimous, large Definition: generous and understanding and tolerant Usage: 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

Similar words: generous Definition: not petty in character and mind Usage: unusually generous in his judgment of people

Synonyms: big Definition: marked by intense physical force Usage: a big wind

Similar words: heavy Definition: of great intensity or power or force Usage: a heavy blow; the fighting was heavy; heavy seas

Synonyms: big Definition: significant Usage: graduation was a big day in his life

Similar words: important, of import Definition: of great significance or value Usage: important people; the important questions of the day

Synonyms: large, big Definition: above average in size or number or quantity or magnitude or extent Usage: a large city; set out for the big city; a large sum; a big (or large) barn; a large family; big businesses; a big expenditure; a large number of newspapers; a big group of scientists; large areas of the world

Similar words: ample, sizable, sizeable Definition: fairly large Usage: a sizable fortune; an ample waistline; of ample proportions

Similar words: galactic, astronomic, astronomical Definition: inconceivably large

Similar words: bear-sized Definition: large as a bear

Similar words: bigger, larger Definition: large or big relative to something else

Similar words: largish, biggish Definition: somewhat large

Similar words: blown-up, enlarged Definition: as of a photograph; made larger Usage: the enlarged photograph revealed many details

Similar words: puffy, bouffant Definition: being puffed out; used of hair style or clothing Usage: a bouffant skirt

Similar words: broad, spacious, wide Definition: very large in expanse or scope Usage: a broad lawn; the wide plains; a spacious view; spacious skies

Similar words: bulky Definition: of large size for its weight

Similar words: capacious Definition: large in capacity Usage: she carried a capacious bag

Similar words: colossal, stupendous, prodigious Definition: so great in size or force or extent as to elicit awe Usage: colossal crumbling ruins of an ancient temple; has a colossal nerve; a prodigious storm; a stupendous field of grass; stupendous demand

Similar words: deep Definition: large in quantity or size Usage: deep cuts in the budget

Similar words: double Definition: large enough for two Usage: a double bed; a double room

Similar words: enormous, tremendous Definition: extraordinarily large in size or extent or amount or power or degree Usage: an enormous boulder; enormous expenses; tremendous sweeping plains; a tremendous fact in human experience; that a whole civilization should be dependent on technology- Walter Lippman; a plane took off with a tremendous noise

Similar words: cosmic Definition: inconceivably extended in space or time

Similar words: jumbo, elephantine, gargantuan, giant Definition: of great mass; huge and bulky Usage: a jumbo jet; jumbo shrimp

Similar words: heroic, epic, larger-than-life Definition: very imposing or impressive; surpassing the ordinary (especially in size or scale) Usage: an epic voyage; of heroic proportions; heroic sculpture

Similar words: extended, extensive Definition: large in spatial extent or range or scope or quantity Usage: an extensive Roman settlement in northwest England; extended farm lands; surgeons with extended experience; they suffered extensive damage

Similar words: mammoth, gigantic Definition: so exceedingly large or extensive as to suggest a giant or mammoth Usage: a gigantic redwood; gigantic disappointment; a mammoth ship; a mammoth multinational corporation

Similar words: great Definition: relatively large in size or number or extent; larger than others of its kind Usage: a great juicy steak; a great multitude; the great auk; a great old oak; a great ocean liner; a great delay

Similar words: grand Definition: large and impressive in physical size or extent Usage: the bridge is a grand structure

Similar words: immense, huge, Brobdingnagian, vast Definition: unusually great in size or amount or degree or especially extent or scope Usage: 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- W.R.Inge

Similar words: hulking, hulky Definition: of great size and bulk Usage: a hulking figure of a man; three hulking battleships

Similar words: humongous, whopping, walloping, thumping, banging Definition: (used informally) very large Usage: a thumping loss

Similar words: king-size, king-sized Definition: extra large Usage: a king-size bed

Similar words: large-mouthed Definition: having a relatively large mouth

Similar words: large-scale Definition: unusually large in scope Usage: a large-scale attack on AIDS is needed

Similar words: large-scale Definition: constructed or drawn to a big scale Usage: large-scale maps

Similar words: life-size, life-sized, lifesize, full-size Definition: being of the same size as an original Usage: a life-size sculpture

Similar words: macroscopic, macroscopical Definition: large enough to be visible with the naked eye

Similar words: macro Definition: very large in scale or scope or capability

Similar words: man-sized Definition: very large; appropriate to the size of a man Usage: a man-sized piece of cake

Similar words: massive, monolithic, monumental Definition: imposing in size or bulk or solidity Usage: massive oak doors; Moore's massive sculptures; the monolithic proportions of Stalinist architecture; a monumental scale

Similar words: massive Definition: imposing in scale or scope or degree or power Usage: massive retaliatory power; a massive increase in oil prices; massive changes

Similar words: medium-large Definition: of anything that is large but not the largest

Similar words: monstrous Definition: abnormally large

Similar words: mountainous Definition: like a mountain in size and impressiveness Usage: mountainous waves; a mountainous dark man

Similar words: outsize, outsized, oversize, oversized Definition: larger than normal for its kind

Similar words: overlarge, too large Definition: excessively large

Similar words: plumping Definition: very large; of exceptional size for its kind Usage: won by a plumping majority

Similar words: queen-size, queen-sized Definition: (used especially of beds) not as large as king-size Usage: a queen-sized bed

Similar words: rangy Definition: allowing ample room for ranging

Similar words: super Definition: extremely large Usage: another super skyscraper

Similar words: titanic Definition: of great force or power

Similar words: volumed Definition: formed or rising in rounded masses Usage: gasping with the volumed smoke

Similar words: voluminous Definition: large in volume or bulk Usage: a voluminous skirt

Similar words: whacking Definition: (British informal) enormous Usage: a whacking phone bill; a whacking lie

Similar words: wide-ranging Definition: including much Usage: the pianist's wide-ranging repertoire

Synonyms: big Definition: loud and firm Usage: a big voice; big bold piano sounds

Similar words: loud Definition: characterized by or producing sound of great volume or intensity Usage: a group of loud children; loud thunder; her voice was too loud; loud trombones

Synonyms: grown, grownup, full-grown, fully grown, big, adult Definition: (of animals) fully developed Usage: an adult animal; a grown woman

Similar words: mature Definition: having reached full natural growth or development Usage: a mature cell

Synonyms: bad, big Definition: very intense Usage: a bad headache; in a big rage; had a big (or bad) shock; a bad earthquake; a bad storm

Similar words: intense Definition: possessing or displaying a distinctive feature to a heightened degree Usage: intense heat; intense anxiety; intense desire; intense emotion; the skunk's intense acrid odor; intense pain; enemy fire was intense

Synonyms: big, vainglorious, swelled Definition: feeling self-importance Usage: too big for his britches; had a swelled head; he was swelled with pride

Similar words: proud Definition: feeling self-respect or pleasure in something by which you measure your self-worth; or being a reason for pride Usage: proud parents; proud of his accomplishments; a proud moment; proud to serve his country; a proud name; proud princes

Synonyms: braggart, bragging, braggy, cock-a-hoop, boastful, crowing, big, self-aggrandising, self-aggrandizing Definition: exhibiting self-importance Usage: big talk

Similar words: proud Definition: feeling self-respect or pleasure in something by which you measure your self-worth; or being a reason for pride Usage: proud parents; proud of his accomplishments; a proud moment; proud to serve his country; a proud name; proud princes

Synonyms: heavy, big Definition: prodigious Usage: big spender; big eater; heavy investor

Similar words: intemperate Definition: excessive in behavior Usage: intemperate rage