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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 ?
that I, who can wage war successfully with the hugest beasts, should perish myself from this spider, the most inconsiderable of insects!"
Thus we see how that the spine of even the hugest of living things tapers off at last into simple child's play.
There you stand, a hundred feet above the silent decks, striding along the deep, as if the masts were gigantic stilts, while beneath you and between your legs, as it were, swim the hugest monsters of the sea, even as ships once sailed between the boots of the famous Colossus at old Rhodes.
Just the same the billboards would look splendid with my name in the hugest letters--"
All my will was concentrated on breathing--on breathing the air in the hugest lung-full gulps I could, pumping the greatest amount of air into my lungs in the shortest possible time.
The legendary hosts of Goths and Huns, the hugest armies Asia has ever seen, would have been but a drop in that current.
Shortly after this we came upon the hugest apt that we had seen.
He never was well dressed; but he took the hugest pains to adorn his big person, and passed many hours daily in that occupation.
Small elephants they were, but to him they were the hugest of monsters, in his mind comparable only with the cow-whale of which he had caught fleeting glimpses when she destroyed the schooner Mary Turner.
There lay a vast territory, and in that territory were the hugest deposits in the world of iron and coal--the backbone of industrial civilization.
"Am I nothing?" said a voice in the middle of the vault; and Mowgli saw something white move till, little by little, there stood up the hugest cobra he had ever set eyes on--a creature nearly eight feet long, and bleached by being in darkness to an old ivory-white.
But I did not have long to stand thus with lowered weapon, for as she came, I saw her cast an affrighted glance over her shoulder, and at the same moment there broke from the jungle at the same spot at which I had seen her, the hugest cat I had ever looked upon.