WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2017
spa•cious /ˈspeɪʃəs/USA pronunciation   adj. 
  1. containing much space;
    roomy:a spacious old home with high ceilings.
  2. occupying much space;
    vast.
  3. of a great extent or area;
    broad:the spacious prairies.
spa•cious•ly, adv. 
spa•cious•ness, n. [uncountable]

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2017
spa•cious  (spāshəs),USA pronunciation adj. 
  1. containing much space, as a house, room, or vehicle;
    amply large.
  2. occupying much space;
    vast.
  3. of a great extent or area;
    broad;
    large;
    great:the spacious prairies.
  4. broad in scope, range, inclusiveness, etc.:a spacious approach to a problem.
spacious•ly, adv. 
spacious•ness, n. 
  • Latin spatiōsus, equivalent. to spati(um) space + -ōsus -ous
  • Middle English 1350–1400
    • 1.See corresponding entry in Unabridged roomy, capacious.
    • 2.See corresponding entry in Unabridged extensive, huge, tremendous.
    • 1.See corresponding entry in Unabridged small, cramped.


Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::

spacious /ˈspeɪʃəs/ adj
  1. having a large capacity or area
Etymology: 14th Century: from Latin spātiosus, from spatium space

ˈspaciously adv ˈspaciousness n



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