Synonyms for major

Synonyms for (noun) major

Synonyms: major

Definition: the principal field of study of a student at a university

Usage: her major is linguistics

Similar words: field, field of study, study, subject, subject area, subject field, bailiwick, discipline

Definition: a branch of knowledge

Usage: in what discipline is his doctorate?; teachers should be well trained in their subject; anthropology is the study of human beings


Synonyms: major

Definition: a commissioned military officer in the United States Army or Air Force or Marines; below lieutenant colonel and above captain

Similar words: commissioned military officer

Definition: a commissioned officer in the Army or Air Force or Marine Corps


Synonyms: major

Definition: a university student who is studying a particular field as the principal subject

Usage: she is a linguistics major

Similar words: student, educatee, pupil

Definition: a learner who is enrolled in an educational institution


Synonyms: Major, John Major, John R. Major, John Roy Major

Definition: British statesman who was prime minister from 1990 until 1997 (born in 1943)

Similar words: statesman, solon, national leader

Definition: a man who is a respected leader in national or international affairs

Synonyms for (verb) major

Synonyms: major

Definition: have as one's principal field of study

Usage: She is majoring in linguistics

Similar words: study

Definition: be a student; follow a course of study; be enrolled at an institute of learning

Synonyms for (adjective) major

Synonyms: major

Definition: greater in number or size or amount

Usage: a major portion (a majority) of the population; Ursa Major; a major portion of the winnings

Similar words: better

Definition: more than half

Usage: argued for the better part of an hour


Synonyms: major

Definition: of greater importance or stature or rank

Usage: a major artist; a major role; major highways

Similar words: leading, stellar, prima, star, starring

Definition: indicating the most important performer or role

Usage: the leading man; prima ballerina; prima donna; a star figure skater; the starring role; a stellar role; a stellar performance


Synonyms: major

Definition: of the elder of two boys with the same family name

Usage: Jones major

Similar words: senior

Definition: older; higher in rank; longer in length of tenure or service

Usage: senior officer