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    great - Dictionary definition and meaning for word great

    (noun) a person who has achieved distinction and honor in some field
    Example Sentence
    • he is one of the greats of American music
    (adj) relatively large in size or number or extent; larger than others of its kind
    Example Sentence
    • a great juicy steak
    • a great multitude
    • the great auk
    • a great old oak
    • a great ocean liner
    • a great delay
    (adj) of major significance or importance
    Synonyms : outstanding
    Example Sentence
    • a great work of art
    • Einstein was one of the outstanding figures of the 20th centurey
    (adj) remarkable or out of the ordinary in degree or magnitude or effect
    Example Sentence
    • a great crisis
    • had a great stake in the outcome
    (adj) very good
    Example Sentence
    • he did a bully job
    • a neat sports car
    • had a great time at the party
    • you look simply smashing
    (adj) uppercase
    Synonyms : capital , majuscule
    Example Sentence
    • capital A
    • great A
    • many medieval manuscripts are in majuscule script
    (adj) in an advanced stage of pregnancy
    Synonyms : big , enceinte , expectant , gravid , heavy , large , with child
    Example Sentence
    • was big with child
    • was great with child
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