Vast - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |væst|  American pronunciation of the word vast
Brit.  |vɑːst|  British pronunciation of the word vast


- unusually great in size or amount or degree or especially extent or scope (syn: huge, immense)
at vast (or immense) expense
the vast reaches of outer space
the vast accumulation of knowledge...which we call civilization

Extra examples

She has a vast amount of knowledge on this subject.

The policy is supported by the vast majority of citizens.

The Colorado River sends a vast body of water to the Gulf of California.

It is not a single building, but rather a vast collection of chambers and galleries.

The vast majority of people will support us.

The vast majority of the eggs would be cracked.

She has spent vast quantities of money.

The species occurs in vast numbers in this lake.

It makes a vast difference.

The government will have to borrow vast amounts of money.

The refugees come across the border in vast numbers.

In the past five years, there has been a vast improvement in graduation rates.

...the vast, featureless surround of the desert was strangely appealing to him...

...the first settlers in that area lived on the vast plains in lonely log cabins...

...a vast accumulation of evidence about the dangers of smoking...

Word forms

comparative: vaster
superlative: vastest
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