Vast a. [Compar. Vaster superl. Vastest.]
1. Waste; desert; desolate; lonely. [Obs.]
The empty, vast, and wandering air. --Shak.
2. Of great extent; very spacious or large; also, huge in bulk; immense; enormous; as, the vast ocean; vast mountains; the vast empire of Russia.
Through the vast and boundless deep. --Milton.
3. Very great in numbers, quantity, or amount; as, a vast army; a vast sum of money.
4. Very great in force; mighty; as, vast labor.
5. Very great in importance; as, a subject of vast concern.
Syn: -- Enormous; huge; immense; mighty.
Vast, n. A waste region; boundless space; immensity. “The watery vast.”
Michael bid sound
The archangel trumpet. Through the vast of heaven
It sounded. --Milton.
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, immense, Brobdingnagian]