Synonyms for great

Synonyms for (noun) great

Synonyms: great

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

Usage: he is one of the greats of American music

Similar words: achiever, succeeder, success, winner

Definition: a person with a record of successes

Usage: his son would never be the achiever that his father was; only winners need apply; if you want to be a success you have to dress like a success

Synonyms for (adjective) great

Synonyms: 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

Similar words: pregnant

Definition: carrying developing offspring within the body or being about to produce new life


Synonyms: 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

Similar words: good

Definition: having desirable or positive qualities especially those suitable for a thing specified

Usage: good news from the hospital; a good report card; when she was good she was very very good; a good knife is one good for cutting; this stump will make a good picnic table; a good check; a good joke; a good exterior paint; a good secretary; a good dress for the office


Synonyms: 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

Similar words: important, of import

Definition: of great significance or value

Usage: important people; the important questions of the day


Synonyms: 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

Similar words: large, big

Definition: above average in size or number or quantity or magnitude or extent

Usage: a large city; set out for the big city; a large sum; a big (or large) barn; a large family; big businesses; a big expenditure; a large number of newspapers; a big group of scientists; large areas of the world


Synonyms: majuscule, capital, great

Definition: uppercase

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

Similar words: uppercase

Definition: relating to capital letters which were kept in the top half of a compositor's type case

Usage: uppercase letters; X and Y and Z etc


Synonyms: 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

Similar words: extraordinary

Definition: beyond what is ordinary or usual; highly unusual or exceptional or remarkable

Usage: extraordinary authority; an extraordinary achievement; her extraordinary beauty; enjoyed extraordinary popularity; an extraordinary capacity for work; an extraordinary session of the legislature