Synonyms for huge

Synonyms for huge DEFAULT


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[ hyooj or, often, yooj ]

/ hyudʒ or, often, yudʒ /

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extraordinarily large in bulk, quantity, or extent: a huge ship; a huge portion of ice cream.

of unbounded extent, scope, or character; limitless: the huge genius of Mozart.

Slang. very important, successful, popular, etc.: The show is huge in Britain.



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Origin of huge

First recorded in 1225–75; Middle English huge, hoge from Old French ahuge, ahoge “enormous,” equivalent to a-a-5 + hoge “height” from Germanic; compare Old Norse haugr “hill” (see high)

synonym study for huge

1. Huge,enormous,immense,tremendous imply great magnitude. Huge implies massiveness, bulkiness, or even shapelessness: a huge mass of rock; a huge collection of antiques.Enormous, literally out of the norm, applies to what exceeds in extent, magnitude, or degree, a norm or standard: an enormous iceberg.Tremendous, in informal use, applies to anything so huge 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 are used figuratively: a huge success; enormous curiosity; tremendous effort; immense joy.

how to pronounce huge

See human.




Words nearby huge

huffing, huffish, huffy, Hufuf, hug, huge, Hügel, hugely, hugeous, huggable, hugger-mugger Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2021

Words related to huge

enormous, humongous, tremendous, great, monstrous, magnificent, giant, colossal, immense, monumental, mammoth, massive, gargantuan, towering, gigantic, extensive, vast, bulky, elephantine, gross

How to use huge in a sentence

  • Rather than fretting about infinites, they should have focused on connecting tiny with huge.

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  • To their astonishment, they found that the huge difference in the mantled clones was the result of a single, tiny epigenetic change.

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  • The “Top Stories” SERP feature, however, was a huge benefit to using an AMP for any news agency with a website, and it’s easy to understand why.

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  • First, Apple was supplying a base of huge, though slowly growing profits, and Google and Facebook provided earnings that were both increasingly big, and racing ahead.

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  • Being in the Midwest, “there are just a limited number of funds and angel investors, which have huge concentrations on the coast,” says Candice Matthews Brackeen, founder and CEO of Cincinnati-based Lightship Capital.

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  • Music is a huge part of the tone of Black Dynamite overall—going back to the original 2009 movie on which the series is based.

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  • And, as Gow adds wryly from his own personal experience, “To a huge extent they achieved that aim very well.”

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  • Last March they gave Airbus a huge piece of new business, ordering 169 A320s and 65 of the slightly larger A321.

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  • In doing so he exposed the failure of other airlines in the region to see the huge pent-up demand for cheap travel.

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  • Beyond the huge American flag that hung over the street, the mile-long mass of cops ended.

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  • Only the petrol tins they took for water right and left of their pathway up the cliff; huge diamonds in the evening sun.

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  • Two huge steam engines had snorted and puffed for three whole years.

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  • Well, the pudding moment arrived, and a huge slice almost obscured from sight the plate before us.

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  • Nothing doubtful or "reputed" ever arrived in the huge packing-cases consigned to Walls End Castle.

    The Pit Town Coronet, Volume I (of 3)|Charles James Wills

  • Thus among the huge mass of accumulated commodities the simplest wants would go unsatisfied.

    The Unsolved Riddle of Social Justice|Stephen Leacock

British Dictionary definitions for huge


extremely large in size, amount, or scopeArchaic form: hugeous

Derived forms of huge

hugeness, noun

Word Origin for huge

C13: from Old French ahuge, of uncertain origin

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1‘a huge amount of raw materials come from abroad’

enormous, vast, immense, very large, very big, great, massive, cosmic, colossal, prodigious, gigantic, gargantuan, mammoth, monumental, tremendous, stupendous
giant, towering, hefty, bulky, weighty, heavy, gross, monstrous, elephantine, mountainous, titanic
epic, Herculean, Brobdingnagian
princely, generous, handsome
informal jumbo, mega, monster, whopping, whopping great, thumping, thumping great, humongous, hulking, bumper, almighty, astronomical, astronomic
British informal whacking, whacking great, ginormous

insignificant, tiny

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The tiger was now upon the bull's broad back, clinging to the hugeneck with powerful fangs while its long, strong talons ripped the heavy hide into shreds and ribbons.

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Like snails we wound our silent and careful way among the huge, recumbent forms.

After a couple of hours we passed round a huge boulder to come to a steep declivity leading down into a valley.

We withdrew behind an adjacent boulder to watch the actions of the little party, which stood huddled at the foot of another huge rock, their backs toward us.

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The animal is about the size of a horse and quite gentle, but in color and shape an exact replica of his hugeand fierce cousin of the wilds.

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Slowly he raised a hugehand until it almost touched the shining barrel, only to withdraw it once more and continue his hurried pacing.

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At first the great brutes flew round in a huge ring, as if to make sure what the exact extent of the danger might be.

Once there we were safe, for those huge wings had no space for their sweep beneath the branches.

How difficult it was to realize that the violet line upon the far horizon was well advanced to that great river upon which huge steamers ran, and folk talked of the small affairs of life, while we, marooned among the creatures of a bygone age, could but gaze towards it and yearn for all that it meant!

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Before him loomed the sheer cliff, its face unbroken by any aperture into which the hugebanth might have wormed its great carcass.

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As the success of her plan approached more closely to fruition she became so wrapped in her efforts that she failed to note the figure of a man standing beneath a hugetree at the edge of the jungle from which he had just emerged.

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According to Rawalpindi Police spokesman, Gungmandi police conducted a raid in Dingi Khoi area and rounded up Numan besides recovering hugequantity of fireworks items.

Police nab three fireworks dealers

The mobile court fined 'Fulkuri Lachhcha Bread and Confectionery' at Jalkor area of the city Taka three-lakh for producing adulterated foodstuffs, seized and destroyed hugequantity of adulterated foodstuffs worth Taka 3.80-lakh as per the laws concerned.

5 establishments fined Tk 10 lakh in Rangpur

These employees include PCB Chairman Ehsan Mani, PCB Managing Director, Shafqat Naghmi and others, who are enjoying hugeperks and privileges denying the policy of the prime minister.

PCB high-ups huge salaries surprise PM

As part of QUAD's Summer Nights Outdoor Film Festival, the nationwide festival will bring a hugeinflatable screen to Speke Hall's lawn, giving an unrivalled view of the city's cherished Tudor mansion.

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Frequently Asked Questions About huge

How is the word huge distinct from other similar adjectives?

Some common synonyms of huge are colossal, enormous, gigantic, immense, mammoth, and vast. While all these words mean "exceedingly large," huge commonly suggests an immensity of bulk or amount.

incurred a huge debt

When would colossal be a good substitute for huge?

The words colossal and huge can be used in similar contexts, but colossal applies especially to a human creation of stupendous or incredible dimensions.

a colossal statue of Lincoln

How do enormous and immense relate to one another, in the sense of huge?

Enormous and immense both suggest an exceeding of all ordinary bounds in size or amount or degree, but enormous often adds an implication of abnormality or monstrousness.

an enormous expense

an immense shopping mall

When is gigantic a more appropriate choice than huge?

The synonyms gigantic and huge are sometimes interchangeable, but gigantic stresses the contrast with the size of others of the same kind.

a gigantic sports stadium

When can mammoth be used instead of huge?

The meanings of mammoth and huge largely overlap; however, mammoth suggests both hugeness and ponderousness of bulk.

a mammoth boulder

Where would vast be a reasonable alternative to huge?

In some situations, the words vast and huge are roughly equivalent. However, vast usually suggests immensity of extent.

the vast Russian steppes


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How to use huge in a sentence

Mike Speiser, managing director at Sutter Hill Ventures, had a huge problem and a huge opportunity to offer him at Snowflake, a startup hoping to revolutionize how businesses store, analyze, and share data.


Because of its huge user base and multiple functions, there are billions of different user actions recorded and thousands of items of content being created and consumed on a daily basis.



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