HyperDic: at_large

English > 2 senses of the expression at large:
ADVERBallat large, in a broad wayin a general fashion
ADJECTIVEallat large, escaped, loose, on the loosehaving escaped, especially from confinement
English > at large: 2 senses > adjective 1
MeaningHaving escaped, especially from confinement.
Example"a convict still at large"
Synonymsescaped, loose, on the loose
Broaderfreeable to act at will
English > at large: 2 senses > adverb 1
MeaningIn a general fashion.
Example"he talked at large about his plans"
Synonymin a broad way

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