Definitions

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  • adj. comparative form of big: more big
  • v. To make or become bigger

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. compar. of big.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A builder.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. large or big relative to something else

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Examples

  • The first thing his art places in our hands is a magnifying glass: we look through it, and we no longer trust our own eyes — Everything grows bigger, _even Wagner grows bigger_.

    The Case Of Wagner, Nietzsche Contra Wagner, and Selected Aphorisms.

  • _) Oh, it's getting bigger and _bigger_ and BIGGER!

    The White Christmas and other Merry Christmas Plays

  • She called the victory a resounding rejection of the policies of President Barack Obama and the country's Democratic leadership and of what she described as a "bigger, more expansive and overreaching government".

    Republican easily wins Nevada House election

  • A YouTube audio clip of a state lawmaker's screed against homosexuality, which she called a bigger threat than terrorism, has outraged gay activists and brought death threats rolling in.

    Archive 2008-03-01

  • Among people who said they would vote for him, last hour on your show, Wolf, Senator Carl Levin said he would vote for him even though he had made some mistakes, because he didn't hold him responsible for what he called the bigger policy mistakes of the Bush administration -- Wolf.

    CNN Transcript Feb 1, 2007

  • It stands to reason that the higher you go up from the surface of the sea, the bigger is your horizon, and the more space you can see underneath.

    Empire and Aviation

  • As one symbol he cites the American embassy in Baghdad, which he describes as "bigger than the Vatican".

    Telegraph.co.uk - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

  • The stock market, like so many speculative ventures relies on what I call the bigger idiot principle, namely that when you buy something with the expectation that you can later resell it for more you need to find a bigger idiot that yourself to pay more than the intrinsic value of the item. this is fine as long as there is an unending line of idiots who want to buy that commodity sadly for many they find themselves near the end of a long line of optimistic idiots who now find that their position in the line means that they are certain to do their dough.

    IAIN HALL

  • If the weather is bad, “Ds” may stay home in bigger droves than we could expect in an off-cycle election.

    Current Charlie Cook guess: R +4 to +6 in Senate. - Moe_Lane’s blog - RedState

  • For all of the voters for Obama – Aren't you glad that you voted in a person from Chicago that likes that style of Government that thinks bigger is better?

    Obama considering 4 options for Afghanistan, sources say

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