from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Extremely large; huge.
- adj. Of boundless or immeasurable size or extent. See Synonyms at enormous.
- adj. Informal Surpassingly good; excellent.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. huge, gigantic, very large
- adj. supremely good
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Immeasurable; unlimited. In commonest use: Very great; vast; huge.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- So great as to be beyond measurement; immeasurable; limitless; boundless; incomprehensible.
- Of vast extent, bulk, or quantity; very great; huge; inordinate: as, an immense territory; an immense sum; an immense eater (a colloquial expression).
- Very good or fine; very striking, attractive, or interesting.
- Synonyms and Excessive, etc. See enormous.
- n. Infinite space; immensity.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. unusually great in size or amount or degree or especially extent or scope
Middle English, from Old French, from Latin immēnsus : in-, not; see in-1 + mēnsus, past participle of mētīrī, to measure; see mē-2 in Indo-European roots.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Latin immensus, from im- not + mensus measured (Wiktionary)