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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 was wearing a short coat, and his hands and big bones seemed huger than ever.
Morning after morning, always with huger lunches in my dinner pail, I limped out of the house on my way to work.
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.
Apart from the dangerous situation towards which corruption has taken the nation, this author has also alerted the readers about how corruption has taken social and cultural roots, thus fanning this problem to a much huger scale, which is almost uncontrollable at present.
SOUTH CAROLINA--Hayle Bell, Rashena Benjamin, Angela Benson, Angel Boyd, Henry Byrd, Amanda Caudle, Lastacee Curry, Eric Favor, Brittany Gamble, Jacquetta Govan, Nalisha Graham, Muszuette Gregg, James Hall, Keisha Harrington, Kimberly Holmes-Haynes, Vonea Huger, Robert Johnson, Carrie Jones, Lauren Jones, Katrina King, Kristi Lapeyrouse, Shiary Largent, Ebony Legg, Jason Lyles, Weston Mosley, Latoshia Myers, Lafonda Newton, Charmaine Ragin, Davar Robinson, William Robinson, Cheryl Scott, Jessica Sims, Kathy Small, Nakia Smith, Donald Snyder, Latasha Staggers, Sharonda Sutton, Anthony Whittington
"CLA is fortunate to have a person of Lana's caliber to lead it through its next phase," said Mavis Huger, board chair of Charleston Legal Access, in the release.
(Though the availability of illegal and unlicensed weapons cannot be exactly quantified; to clamp down on that is a much huger exercise involving attempts to shut down the arms industries of several countries in the West and elsewhere.)
Stenson, however, needs no monetary incentives to fuel his huger to land the title.
Columbia's growth centers are less connected, she said, in part because there's not enough density and infrastructure such as pedestrian walkways to ferry foot traffic across busy streets such as Assembly and Huger, where redevelopment is also spotty.