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huge

 (hyo͞oj)
adj. hug·er, hug·est
1. Of exceedingly great size, extent, or quantity. See Synonyms at enormous.
2. Of exceedingly great scope or nature: the huge influence of the Hellenic world.
3. Informal Contributing in a major way to success; very important: The defensive line was huge in the second half.

[Middle English, from Old French ahuge.]

huge′ly adv.
huge′ness n.

huge

(hjuːdʒ)
adj
extremely large in size, amount, or scope
[C13: from Old French ahuge, of uncertain origin]
ˈhugeness n

huge

(hyudʒ or, often, yudʒ)

adj. hug•er, hug•est.
1. extraordinarily large in bulk, quantity, or area: a huge ship.
2. very great: The book was a huge success.
[1225–75; Middle English huge, hoge < Old French ahuge]
huge′ly, adv.
huge′ness, n.
syn: huge, enormous, tremendous, immense imply great magnitude. huge, when used of concrete objects, usu. adds the idea of massiveness, bulkiness, or even lack of shape: a huge mass of rock. enormous applies to what exceeds a norm or standard in extent, magnitude, or degree: an enormous iceberg. tremendous suggests something so large as to be astonishing or to inspire awe: a tremendous amount of equipment. immense, literally not measurable, is particularly applicable to what is exceedingly great, without reference to a standard: immense buildings. All of these terms are used figuratively: a huge success; enormous curiosity; tremendous effort; immense joy.
pron: See human.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.huge - unusually great in size or amount or degree or especially extent or scopehuge - unusually great in size or amount or degree or especially extent or scope; "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
big, large - 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"

huge

adjective enormous, great, giant, large, massive, vast, extensive, tremendous, immense, mega (slang), titanic, jumbo (informal), gigantic, monumental, mammoth, bulky, colossal, mountainous, stellar (informal), prodigious, stupendous, gargantuan, fuck-off (offensive taboo slang), elephantine, ginormous (informal), Brobdingnagian, humongous or humungous (U.S. slang) Several painters were working on a huge piece of canvas.
little, small, minute, tiny, petty, insignificant, microscopic, puny

huge

adjective
Translations
ضخمضَخْم، هائِلعملاقهَائِلٌ
ohromný
kæmpestorenorm
valtava
ogroman
gríðarstórgríîarstórrisastór
巨大な
거대한
milzīgs
ogromen
enormjättestor
ใหญ่โต
to lớn

huge

[hjuːdʒ] (huger (compar) (hugest (superl))) ADJ [person, building, thing] → enorme, inmenso; [bill, sum of money, investment] → enorme, astronómico; [increase, problem, difference] → enorme, tremendo
huge amounts ofenormes cantidades de
huge numbers ofgran número de
they are making a huge profitestán sacando enormes beneficios or beneficios astronómicos
the result was human suffering on a huge scaleel resultado fue sufrimiento humano en proporciones gigantescas
to be a huge successtener un éxito enorme, ser todo un éxito

huge

[ˈhjuːdʒ] adj [amount, profit] → énorme, immense; [thing] → immense, gigantesque; [crowd] → énorme; [task] → énorme
a huge number of → un très grand nombre de
to make a huge difference → faire une différence énorme
to be a huge fan of sth/sb → être un très grand fan de qch/qn
a huge success → un succès fou

huge

adj (+er)riesig; appetite, thirst, disappointment, deficit, selectionRiesen- (inf); effortgewaltig; problem, difference, increaseriesig, enorm; a huge successein Riesenerfolg (inf); a huge cityeine Riesenstadt (inf); a huge jobeine Riesenarbeit (inf); huge numbers of these childrenungeheuer viele von diesen Kindern; human suffering on a huge scaleunermessliches menschliches Leiden

huge

[hjuːdʒ] adj (-r (comp) (-st (superl))) (gen) → enorme; (appetite, helping) → smisurato/a; (success) → strepitoso/a, immenso/a

huge

(hjuːdʒ) adjective
very large. a huge dog; a huge sum of money; Their new house is huge.
ˈhugeness noun
ˈhugely adverb
very much; greatly.

huge

هَائِلٌ ohromný kæmpestor riesig τεράστιος inmenso valtava énorme ogroman enorme 巨大な 거대한 enorm enorm olbrzymi imenso, muito grande огромный enorm ใหญ่โต kocaman to lớn 巨大的

huge

a. inmenso-a; enorme.
References in classic literature ?
It was a most uncomfortable half-hour that we spent before we were finally herded through a low entrance into a huge building the center of which was given up to a good-sized arena.
Never for a moment were we safe from the sudden charge of some huge demon of the north.
Perceiving their simplicity, he cast down a huge log into the lake.
When I had climbed a tall tree I first of all directed my anxious glances towards the sea; but, finding nothing hopeful there, I turned landward, and my curiosity was excited by a huge dazzling white object, so far off that I could not make out what it might be.
About noon I dragged myself wearily to the portals of a huge building which covered perhaps four square miles and towered two hundred feet in the air.
Kerchak was a huge king ape, weighing perhaps three hundred and fifty pounds.
Then, again, if you fix your eye upon this strange, crested, comb-like incrustation on the top of the mass --this green, barnacled thing, which the Greenlanders call the crown, and the Southern fishers the bonnet of the Right Whale; fixing your eyes solely on this, you would take the head for the trunk of some huge oak, with a bird's nest in its crotch.
The youth ran to look at it, and saw that a huge abyss had opened below the stone.
One huge gingko tree, topping all the others, shot its great limbs and maidenhair foliage over the fort which we had constructed.
For two days her captors kept her within a huge palace that even in decay reflected the splendour of the age which its youth had known.
From the tangled forest came the sound of cracking limbs and crashing trunks--Tantor was coming down upon them, a huge Juggernaut of the jungle.
Then I perceived, standing strange and gaunt in the centre of the hall, what was clearly the lower part of a huge skeleton.