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English Meaning(s) for 大

  1. the large part of
  2. big; large; great
  3. approximate size; no larger than
  4. -university
  5. large (e.g. serving size); loud (e.g. volume setting)

Definition and Synonyms for 大

Big above average in size or number or quantity or magnitude or extent
Synonyms: えらい, でかい, おっきい, , , 大い, 大き, 大きい, 太い, 広い
Extreme beyond a norm in views or actions
Synonyms: , , 大い, 大き, 急進的, 極端, 甚だしい, 目茶目茶, 矯激, 過激, 随分, 非常, 馬鹿
Largeness the property of having a relatively great size
Synonyms: , , 大い, 大き
College an institution of higher education created to educate and grant degrees
Synonyms: カレッジ, 単科大学, , , 大い, 大き, 大学, 大学校
College often a part of a university
Synonyms: カレッジ, 単科大学, , , 大い, 大き, 大学, 大学校

Meanings for each kanji in 大

large; big Kanji Details »

Categories 大 is a member of

Size the physical magnitude of something (how big it is)
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Educational Institution an institution dedicated to education
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Stroke Order Diagrams for 大

Sample Sentences for 大

Large or small?
He ranges with the great writers.
Two great civilizations slowly fell into decay.
Learning lessons from Europe, Japan has to switch its economic-oriented policy to a consumer-conscious one, in order to cope with the coming unprecedented aging society towards the 21st century.
I'm about to kill the big boss.

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