1. Having enough or abundant space or room; large in area or extent: a spacious convention center.
2. Large in range or scope: too spacious a subject for a short lecture.
Synonyms: spacious, ample, capacious, commodious, roomy
These adjectives mean having or affording a large amount of space: a spacious apartment; an ample kitchen; a capacious purse; a commodious harbor; roomy pockets.
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