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Definitions of great

  1. marked by active interest and enthusiasm; "an avid sports fan"; "a great walker"; "an eager beaver" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. (informal) very good; "a bully pulpit"; "a neat sports car"; "had a great time at the party"; "you look simply smashing" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. in an advanced stage of pregnancy; "was big with child"; "was great with child" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. uppercase; "capital A"; "great A"; "many medieval manuscripts are in majuscule script" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  5. (used of persons) standing above others in character or attainment or reputation; "our distinguished professor"; "an eminent scholar"; "a great statesman" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  6. remarkable or out of the ordinary in degree or magnitude or effect; "a great crisis"; "had a great stake in the outcome" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  7. more than usual; "great expectations"; "great worry" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  8. relatively large in size or number or extent; larger than others of its kind; "a great juicy steak"; "a great multitude"; "the great auk"; "a great old oak"; "a great ocean liner"; "a great delay" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  9. of major significance or importance; "a great work of art"; "Einstein was one of the outstanding figures of the 20th century" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  10. very good; "he did a bully job"; "a neat sports car"; "had a great time at the party"; "you look simply smashing" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  11. Large in number; numerous; as, a great company, multitude, series, etc. Webster Dictionary DB
  12. Long continued; lengthened in duration; prolonged in time; as, a great while; a great interval. Webster Dictionary DB
  13. Endowed with extraordinary powers; uncommonly gifted; able to accomplish vast results; strong; powerful; mighty; noble; as, a great hero, scholar, genius, philosopher, etc. Webster Dictionary DB
  14. Holding a chief position; elevated: lofty: eminent; distingushed; foremost; principal; as, great men; the great seal; the great marshal, etc. Webster Dictionary DB
  15. Entitled to earnest consideration; weighty; important; as, a great argument, truth, or principle. Webster Dictionary DB
  16. Pregnant; big (with young). Webster Dictionary DB
  17. More than ordinary in degree; very considerable in degree; as, to use great caution; to be in great pain. Webster Dictionary DB
  18. The whole; the gross; as, a contract to build a ship by the great. Webster Dictionary DB
  19. Greatness. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  20. Large in space; of much size; big; immense; enormous; expanded; - opposed to small and little; as, a great house, ship, farm, plain, distance, length. Webster Dictionary DB
  21. Superior; admirable; commanding; - applied to thoughts, actions, and feelings. Webster Dictionary DB
  22. Older, younger, or more remote, by single generation; - often used before grand to indicate one degree more remote in the direct line of descent; as, great-grandfather (a grandfather's or a grandmother's father), great-grandson, etc. Webster Dictionary DB
  23. Large; chief; weighty; eminent; high in rank or position; noble; accomplished; long continued; showing a step of relationship by blood. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  24. Noble, or influential, people; with the. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  25. Greatly. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  26. Large: long-continued: superior: distinguished: highly gifted: noble: mighty: sublime: of high rank: chief: proud: weighty: indicating one degree more remote in the direct line of descent, as GREAT-GRANDFATHER, GREAT-GRANDSON. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  27. Large; numerous; chief; important; distinguished. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  28. Of large size, quantity, number, or duration; big; vast; numerous; prolonged. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  29. Important; mighty; eminent; distinguished; magnanimous; grand. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  30. More remote by one generation; as, great-grandfather, etc. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  31. Large; of large amount; long-continued; weighty; chief; of vast power and excellence; supreme; vast; wonderful; able; accomplished; distinguished; eminent; dignitied; magnanimous; magnificent; sublime; noble; proud; pregnant; difficult; distant by one more generation, in the ascending or descending line; pre-eminent. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  32. The whole; the gross; the lump; people of rank or distinction. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  33. Large or considerable in bulk, dimensions, or number; weighty; adorable; marvellous; principal; having rank or power; illustrious; eminent; of a high and noble character; expressing an extension or unusual degree of a thing; pregnant; a word used in the more remote steps of consanguinity, either ascending or descending, as great-grandfather; hard, difficult, or grievous. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  34. Large in space; of much size; big; immense; enormous; expanded; -- opposed to small and little; as, a great house, ship, farm, plain, distance, length. mso.anu.edu.au
  35. Superior; admirable; commanding; -- applied to thoughts, actions, and feelings. mso.anu.edu.au
  36. Older, younger, or more remote, by single generation; -- often used before grand to indicate one degree more remote in the direct line of descent; as, great-grandfather a grandfather's or a grandmother's father, great-grandson, etc. mso.anu.edu.au
  37. As used in various compound legal terms, this word generally means extraordinary,that is, exceeding the common or ordinary measure or standard, in respectto physical size, or importance, dignity, etc. See Gulf, etc., R. Co. v. Smith, 87 Tex. 348, 28 S. W. 520. thelawdictionary.org
  38. gr[=a]t, adj. large: long continued: superior: distinguished: highly gifted: noble: mighty: sublime: of high rank: chief: proud, arrogant: weighty: difficult: important: pregnant, teeming: indicating one degree more remote in the direct line of descent, as GREAT'-GRAND'FATHER, GREAT'-GRAND'SON.--adj. GREAT'-BEL'LIED (Shak.), pregnant.--n. GREAT'COAT, an overcoat.--v.t. GREAT'EN (Browning), to make great.--v.i. to become great.--ns. GREAT'-GRAND'CHILD, the child of a grandchild; GREAT'-GRAND'MOTHER, the mother of a grand-parent.--adj. GREAT'-HEART'ED, having a great or noble heart: high-spirited: noble.--adv. GREAT'LY.--ns. GREAT'NESS; GREAT'-PRIM'ER (see PRIMER); GREATS, the final examination in the Honours Schools at Oxford, &c.; GREAT'-UN'CLE, usually grand-uncle, a grandfather's or grandmother's brother.--GREAT DANE, one of a breed of large close-haired dogs from Denmark, a boar-hound; GREAT POWERS, the chief countries of Europe--France, Germany, Russia, Great Britain, Austro-Hungary; GREAT SCHISM, the division between the Latin and Greek Churches, begun in the 9th century, and culminating in 1054; GREAT SEA, the Mediterranean; GREAT UNWASHED, an absurd term sometimes applied to the working classes generally.--GREATER BRITAIN, the whole colonial empire of Great Britain.--THE GREAT, people of rank. [A.S. greát; Dut. groot, Ger. gross; perh. allied to grand, gross, grow.] gutenberg.org/ebooks/37683
  39. Large, big, (usu. with implied surprise, contempt, indignation, &c., as made a g. blot, look at that g. wasp; often colloq. preceding other adj., a g. big loaf or thick stick; as distinctive epithet of the larger species or individual, as g. A, Z. the capital letters, German St John\'s wort, also Greater Celandine &c., German Titmouse, German BEAR, German Malvern &c., German Portland Street; also in a few phrases, as a g. DEAL, MANY, the g. majority, much the larger part, greatest common MEASURE, lived to a g. age, a g. while ago; g. with child archaic, pregnant); beyond the ordinary (take g. care; of g. popularity; shows g. ignorance); important, elevated, distinguished, critical, the chief, preeminent, (it is a g. thing to have-; a g. occasion; the g. attraction; the German Powers of Europe, chief States; the g. world, high society; in excll., as German God!, Caesar!, Scott!; the German., appended in sense the best known of the name, as Alexander the German., or prefixed in titles, as the German King, of ancient Persia, the German Mogul, &c., & burlesqued in the German UNPAID, UNWASHED); of remarkable ability, genius, intellectual or practical qualities, loftiness or integrity of character, (a g. judge, painter, &c.; the truly g. man; g. thoughts), whence great-hearted a.; (pred.) having much skill at or information on; highly satisfactory (wouldn\'t it be g. if-?); fully deserving the name of, (with agent-nouns) doing the act much or on a large scale, (a g. scoundrel, fiasco; g. friends; is a g. dancer, landowner); (prefixed once or more to uncle, aunt, nephew, niece, & kinship words compounded with GRAND) one degree further removed upwards or downwards; German Assize, Day, or Inquest, Day of Judgment; German Bible, Coverdale\'s version 1539; German BRITAIN, CHARTER, CIRCLE; greatcoat, whence greatcoated, greatcoatless, aa.; the g. COMMONER; greater BRITAIN; greatest happiness of the greatest number, test principle of Benthamism; g. go, final examination for B.A. at Cambridge, cf. greats below; g. house, chief house in village &c.; g. ORGAN, SEAL; g. PRIMER; g. toe, now usu. BIG toe. Hence greaten v.t. & i. (archaic), greatness n. (N.): (abs. use of adj.) the g., (pl.) g. persons (also without the in g. & small), (sing.) what is g.; greats, Oxford B.A. final examination, esp. that for honours in Lit. Hum. [West German] Concise Oxford Dictionary
  40. n. The whole; gross;—the lump. The great, people of rank or distinction. Cabinet Dictionary
  41. Large in bulk or number; having any quality in a high degree; considerable in extent or duration; important, weighty; chief, principal; of high rank, of large power; illustrious, eminent; noble, magnanimous; familiar, much acquainted; pregnant, teeming; it is added in every step of ascending or descending consanguinity, as great grandson is the son of my grandson. Complete Dictionary
  42. The whole, the gross, the whole in a lump. Complete Dictionary

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