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  1. (idiom) On the loose; roaming freely; not confined.
    For a nervous twenty-four hours, three wanted criminals were in the city.
  2. (idiom) Representing the whole, rather than a section.
    The editor-at-large is now able to write about any topic he pleased, no longer confined to just sports news.
    The ambassador-at-large was designated to the Middle East as a region, rather than to a specific country.
  3. In general; as a whole.
    Some people support the measure, but the community will probably be against it.

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