Large and Short


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Large adjective – Of a size greater than average of its kind.
Short is an antonym for large in big topic.
Nearby Words: largely, largeness, largish
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Short adjective – Having relatively little height.
Usage example: a lot of boys are shorter than the girls in middle school, but they quickly catch up by high school

Large is an antonym for short in topics: abrupt, insufficient, crumbly, abridged, not tall.
Nearby Words: shorten, shortened, shortage, shortness, shorted
Antonyms for Short
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Things that words describes

collection large collection short collection
man large man short man
amount large amount short amount
section large section short section
Other nouns: piece.

Both words in one sentence

  • Teens Are Short He just looks short compared to other people in the Britannian royal family who are unreasonably large.
  • He also wrote a large number of short stories, including "Alamagoosa", which won the first-ever Hugo Award for Best Short Story.
  • BFG Jaguarandi uses shoulder cannons very similar to Raiden's, and has two large arm cannons (one long, one short).
    Source: BFG
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Short and Large. (2016). Retrieved 2021, April 17, from
Large & Short. N.p., 2016. Web. 17 Apr. 2021. <>.
Short or Large. 2016. Accessed April 17, 2021.

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