part of speech: adjective
inflections: bigger, biggest
definition 1: large in size, number, or weight.
- Elephants are big animals.
synonyms: considerable, grand, great, large, sizable
antonyms: little, small
definition 2: important or of great concern.
- Deciding where to live is a big question.
synonyms: important, major, momentous
antonyms: minor, small, trivial
definition 3: older; more grown-up.
- My big brother is learning how to drive a car.
synonyms: adult, grown, grown-up, mature
phrase: big on
derivation: bigness (n.)