Complete Definition of "vast"

English

rank|Rome|twelve|opposite|972|vast|isn't|board|associated

Etymology
From Latin vastus âvoid, immenseâ.

Pronunciation
AHD|väst, IPA|/vÉËst/, SAMPA|/vA:st/
audio|en-us-vast.ogg|Audio (US)
:Rhymes:English:-ÉËst|Rhymes: -ÉËst

Adjective
vast (compare vaster or more vast, super vastest or most vast)

  1. Very large or wide (literally or figuratively).

#:The Sahara desert is vast.
#:There is a vast difference between them.

Translations
trans-top|very large or wide (literally or figuratively)
CJKV Characters: æ¼­
Chinese: 浩大ç
Danish: t-|da|enorm
Dutch: enorm
Esperanto: vasta
Finnish: valtava, laaja
French: vaste m/f
German: beträchtlich
Greek: αÏέÏανÏÎ¿Ï m, αÏέÏανÏη f, αÏέÏανÏο n
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Italian: ampio m, ampia f
Japanese: åºå¤§ãª (koudai-na), è«å¤§ãª (bakudai-na)
Korean: ê´ë§í
Polish: rozlegÅy m, rozlegÅa f, rozlegÅe n
Portuguese: vasto m, vasta f
Russian: более обÑиÑнÑй m, более обÑиÑÐ½Ð°Ñ f, более обÑиÑное n, более обÑиÑнÑе pl
Swedish: enorm
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Noun
en-noun

  1. poetic A vast space.

#*1608: they have seemed to be together, though absent, shook hands, as over a vast, and embraced, as it were, from the ends of opposed winds. â William Shakespeare, The Winter's Tale, I.i

Anagrams
vats

Related terms
vastly
vastness


Dutch
Adjective
vast

  1. firm; fast (as in tight)

#: Een knoop is een manier om een lijn (touw) min of meer blijvend ergens aan vast te maken, of om twee touwen aan elkaar vast te maken. — A knot is a manner of fastening more or less permanently a line of rope to someplace, or of fastening a pair of ropes to each other.

  1. context|chemistry|lang=nl solid (i.e. in the solid state)

Derived terms
vastleggen
vastmaken
vaststellen
vastzitten

Category:Dutch adjectives


Romani

Noun
vast m

  1. hand

Category:Romani nouns

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