Definitions for great

Definitions for (noun) great

Main entry: great

Definition: a person who has achieved distinction and honor in some field

Usage: he is one of the greats of American music

Definitions for (adj) great

Main entry: big, with child, large, heavy, gravid, great, enceinte, expectant

Definition: in an advanced stage of pregnancy

Usage: was big with child; was great with child

Main entry: great, groovy, neat, nifty, peachy, not bad, bang-up, keen, bully, dandy, corking, cracking, swell, slap-up, smashing

Definition: very good

Usage: he did a bully job; a neat sports car; had a great time at the party; you look simply smashing

Main entry: outstanding, great

Definition: of major significance or importance

Usage: a great work of art; Einstein was one of the outstanding figures of the 20th centurey

Main entry: great

Definition: relatively large in size or number or extent; larger than others of its kind

Usage: a great juicy steak; a great multitude; the great auk; a great old oak; a great ocean liner; a great delay

Main entry: majuscule, capital, great

Definition: uppercase

Usage: capital A; great A; many medieval manuscripts are in majuscule script

Main entry: great

Definition: remarkable or out of the ordinary in degree or magnitude or effect

Usage: a great crisis; had a great stake in the outcome

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