big, great, high, large or tall

When do we use big, great, high, large and tall?

Word Explanation Example
big large in size, degree or amount a big stone
great much bigger than average a great success
a great time
high measurement from the bottom to the top a high mountain
greater than normal a high level
large big in size and quantity a large country
a large number of people
tall greater height than average a tall man

► We use high or tall when we talk about buildings.