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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 ?
He seemed huger than ever with his hulk sinking into the gray darkness behind him.
The effect upon the apes was electrical--they stopped their movements and stood in attitudes of intent listening for a moment, and then one fellow, huger than his companions, raised his face to the heavens and in a voice that sent the cold shudders through the girl's slight frame answered the far-off cry.
Morning after morning, always with huger lunches in my dinner pail, I limped out of the house on my way to work.
He was wearing a short coat, and his hands and big bones seemed huger than ever.
The insider said that the Australian actor is keeping himself busy in shooting the third instalment of 'The Huger Games' movies, 'Mockingjay - Part 1', in Atlanta, Georgia.
Greg, who returned midway through a six-month spell in America to announce the reunion with Ford Kiernan, ending their six year stand-off, said: "This is huger than the biggest welcome back we could have imagined.
The fast is ordered by God to help people feel the huger of poor people.
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Privately, Erdogancalls theocrats of any sect "hypocrites" or "cheap crooks using God as a cover for their huger to control and exploit the people".
ISLAMABAD -- The Chairman of Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front, Muhammad Yasin Malik, has gone to New Delhi where he is scheduled to sit on huger strike at Jantar Mantar from May 3, for 48 hours to press for the demand for return of mortal remains of Kashmiri leaders, Muhammad Maqbool Butt and Muhammad Afzal Guru.
And in grace notes that run through it, partly in the huger themes, Morpheus, Dream, the eponymous Sandman has one title that means more to me than any other.
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