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larger meaning

EN[lɑɹdʒɚ] [lɑːdʒə] [-ɑː(ɹ)dʒə(ɹ)]
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    Definition of larger in English Dictionary

  • AdjectiveBFlargeSUPlargest
    1. comparative form of large: more large.
    2. More Examples
      1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
        • New York City's largest hospital has agreed to retrain some unionized employees whose jobs were to be eliminated under an austerity drive, the hospital and its largest labor union said yesterday.
        • "An' hustlin' drunken soldiers when they're goin' large a bit/Is five times better business than paradin' in full kit" (Tommy, Rudyard Kipling 1890)
        • Piramutaba (Brachyplatystoma vaillantii) make up a second large export fishery and are found almost exclusively in the Amazon River mainstem, whitewater tributaries, and the estuary [30 –32 ].
      2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
        • Large and square-headed, fatuously complacent, pot-bellied, spade-handed and dumpy-footed, for all the world presenting the appearance of animated jelly.
        • Large swathes will be affected by the tax increase.
        • Large office blocks and shopping streets are being put up with not even an awning to protect the head of the shop-goer from the sweltering Persian sun.
      3. Used in the Ending of Sentence
        • The city has five city council districts; however, the mayor is elected at large.
    • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
      1. Adjectives
        • Adjective forms
          • Adjective comparative forms
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      1. en larger bindweed
      2. en larger than life
      3. en larger-than-life
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      Meaning of larger for the defined word.

      Grammatically, this word "larger" is an adjective, more specifically, an adjective form.
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