Of very great extent or quantity; immense: a vast plain of buffalo grass
More example sentences
- They have plenty of money and as a result they consume vast quantities of drink.
- In this day and age, there is no real need to take vast quantities of cash or even traveller's cheques with you.
- Water in the form of ice has been found in vast quantities just below the surface across large areas of Mars.
huge, extensive, expansive, broad, wide, sweeping, boundless, immeasurable, limitless, infinite;
enormous, immense, great, massive, colossal, tremendous, mighty, prodigious, gigantic, gargantuan, mammoth, monumental;
giant, towering, mountainous, titanic, Brobdingnagian
informal jumbo, mega, monster, whopping, humongous, astronomical, ginormous
An immense space.
- And up from the vast a murmuring passed As from a wood of pines.
- Example sentences
- This restless spirit, having been called forth from the vasty deep, henceforth refused to be exorcised.
- Glendower says, ‘I can call spirits from the vasty deep.’
Late Middle English: from Latin vastus 'void, immense;' compare with waste.
Words that rhyme with vastaghast, avast, Belfast, blast, cast, caste, contrast, fast, last, mast, miscast, outlast, past, unsurpassed
For editors and proofreaders
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.