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Overview of adj big

The adj big has 13 senses? (first 5 from tagged texts)
1. (107) large, big

(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"; "big businesses"; "a big expenditure"; "a large number of newspapers"; "a big group of scientists"; "large areas of the world")

2. (7) big

(significant; "graduation was a big day in his life")

3. (2) bad, big

(very intense; "a bad headache"; "in a big rage"; "had a big (or bad) shock"; "a bad earthquake"; "a bad storm")

4. (2) big

(loud and firm; "a big voice"; "big bold piano sounds")

5. (2) big, large, prominent

(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")

6. big, heavy

(prodigious; "big spender"; "big eater"; "heavy investor")

7. boastful, braggart, bragging, braggy, big, cock-a-hoop, crowing, self-aggrandizing, self-aggrandising

(exhibiting self-importance; "big talk")

8. big, swelled, vainglorious

(feeling self-importance; "too big for his britches"; "had a swelled head"; "he was swelled with pride")

9. adult, big, full-grown, fully grown, grown, grownup

((of animals) fully developed; "an adult animal"; "a grown woman")

10. big

(marked by intense physical force; "a big wind")

11. big, large, magnanimous

(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")

12. big, bighearted, bounteous, bountiful, freehanded, handsome, giving, liberal, openhanded

(given or giving freely; "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")

13. big, enceinte, expectant, gravid, great, large, heavy, with child

(in an advanced stage of pregnancy; "was big with child"; "was great with child")


Overview of adv big

The adv big has 4 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (1) big

(extremely well; "his performance went over big")

2. (1) boastfully, vauntingly, big, large

(in a boastful manner; "he talked big all evening")

3. big

(on a grand scale; "think big")

4. big

(in a major way; "the play failed big at the box office")

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