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Meaning of VAST

Pronunciation:  vast

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  unusually great in size or amount or degree or especially extent or scope; "huge government spending"; "huge country estates"; "huge popular demand for higher education"; "a huge wave"; "the Los Angeles aqueduct winds like an immense snake along the base of the mountains"; "immense numbers of birds"; "at vast (or immense) expense"; "the vast reaches of outer space"; "the vast accumulation of knowledge...which we call civilization"- W.R.Inge
 

VAST is a 4 letter word that starts with V.

 

 Synonyms: big, huge, immense, large
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Vast\, a. [Compar. {Vaster}; superl. {Vastest}.] [L.
    vastus empty, waste, enormous, immense: cf. F. vaste. See
    {Waste}, and cf. {Devastate}.]
    1. Waste; desert; desolate; lonely. [Obs.]
    
             The empty, vast, and wandering air.   --Shak.
    
    2. Of great extent; very spacious or large; also, huge in
       bulk; immense; enormous; as, the vast ocean; vast
       mountains; the vast empire of Russia.
    
             Through the vast and boundless deep.  --Milton.
    
    3. Very great in numbers, quantity, or amount; as, a vast
       army; a vast sum of money.
    
    4. Very great in importance; as, a subject of vast concern.
    
    Syn: Enormous; huge; immense; mighty.
    
    
  2. \Vast\, n.
    A waste region; boundless space; immensity. ``The watery
    vast.'' --Pope.
    
          Michael bid sound The archangel trumpet. Through the
          vast of heaven It sounded.               --Milton.
    
    
 

 

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