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English

Etymology

From [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] vastus (void, immense).

Pronunciation

Adjective

vast (comparative er, superlative more)

Positive
vast

Comparative
er

Superlative
more

  1. Very large or wide (literally or figuratively).
    The Sahara desert is vast.
    There is a vast difference between them.
  2. Very great in size, amount, degree, intensity, or especially extent.

Translations

Noun

Singular
vast

Plural
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vast ({{{1}}})
  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. — William Shakespeare, The Winter's Tale, I.i

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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.
  2. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) solid (i.e. in the solid state)
  3. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) perennial

Derived terms

Verb

vast

  1. singular present tense of vasten
  2. imperative form of vasten

Romani

Noun

vast m. (plural vast)

  1. hand

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