from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Having enough or abundant space or room; large in area or extent.
  • adjective Large in range or scope.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Inclosing an extended space; of great extent; wide-extended.
  • Having large or ample room; not contracted or narrow; roomy.
  • Extensive; on a large scale; abounding: said of persons.
  • Synonyms Wide, capacious, ample, broad.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Extending far and wide; vast in extent.
  • adjective Inclosing an extended space; having large or ample room; not contracted or narrow; capacious; roomy

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Having much space; roomy
  • adjective Large in expanse

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

  • adjective (of buildings and rooms) having ample space
  • adjective very large in expanse or scope


Sorry, no etymologies found.



Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.