in large measure

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Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of in large measure

:not entirely but mostly :largely
  • The economy is based in large measure on farming.

Word by Word Definitions

large play
  1. : lavish

  2. : ample, abundant

  3. : extensive, broad

  1. : in abundance : amply, liberally

  2. : with the wind abaft the beam

  3. : in a large manner : extravagantly

  1. : liberality, generosity

  2. : a thousand dollars

measure play
  1. : an adequate or due portion

  2. : a moderate degree

  3. : a fixed or suitable limit : bounds

  1. : to choose or control with cautious restraint : regulate

  2. : to regulate by a standard : govern

  3. : to allot or apportion in measured amounts


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