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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Immense  \Im*mense"\,  a.  [L.  immensus  pref.  im-  not  +  mensus,  p. 
  p.  of  metiri  to  measure:  cf  F.  immense.  See  {Measure}.] 
  Immeasurable;  unlimited.  In  commonest  use:  Very  great;  vast; 
  huge.  ``Immense  the  power''  --Pope.  ``Immense  and  boundless 
  ocean.''  --Daniel. 
 
  O  Goodness  infinite!  Goodness  immense!  --Milton. 
 
  Syn:  Infinite;  immeasurable;  illimitable;  unbounded; 
  unlimited;  interminable;  vast;  prodigious;  enormous; 
  monstrous.  See  {Enormous}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  immense 
  adj  :  unusually  great  in  size  or  amount  or  degree  or  especially 
  extent  or  scope;  "huge  government  spending";  "huge 
  country  estates";  "huge  popular  demand  for  higher 
  education";  "a  huge  wave";  "the  Los  Angeles  aqueduct 
  winds  like  an  immense  snake  along  the  base  of  the 
  mountains";  "immense  numbers  of  birds";  "at  vast  (or 
  immense)  expense";  "the  vast  reaches  of  outer  space"; 
  "the  vast  accumulation  of  knowledge...which  we  call 
  civilization"-  W.R.Inge  [syn:  {huge},  {vast}] 




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