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English definition


  • 1. 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"
  • 2. more than usual;

    • "great expectations"
    • "great worry"
  • 3. (used of persons) standing above others in character or attainment or reputation;

    • "our distinguished professor"
    • "an eminent scholar"
    • "a great statesman"
  • 4. of major significance or importance;

    • "a great work of art"
    • "Einstein was one of the outstanding figures of the 20th century"
  • 5. remarkable or out of the ordinary in degree or magnitude or effect;

    • "a great crisis"
    • "had a great stake in the outcome"
  • 6. very good;

    • "he did a bully job"
    • "a neat sports car"
    • "had a great time at the party"
    • "you look simply smashing"
  • 7. uppercase;

    • "capital A"
    • "great A"
    • "many medieval manuscripts are in majuscule script"
  • 8. marked by active interest and enthusiasm;

    • "an avid sports fan"
    • "a great walker"
    • "an eager beaver"
  • 9. in an advanced stage of pregnancy;

    • "was big with child"
    • "was great with child"

Example sentences

  • Events conspired to produce great difficulties for us.

  • There was a great noise over there.

  • He sat down to a great dish of macaroni.

  • There is a great deal of difference between the two.

  • In place of the great trees which had been growing there for centuries, patches of green had begun to appear in the blackened soil.

  • These people are guilty of acts of great atrocity.

  • They depicted the thrilling situation to us in great detail.

  • Providing that you exercise due care, there is no reason why you shouldn't live to a great age.

  • You have made great contributions to our firm.

  • He enjoyed a great reputation as an antiquarian.

  • Our long association with your company has brought great benefits.

  • Her speech evoked great anger.

  • The scholar discoursed at great length on the poetic style of John Keats.

  • He devoted a great sum of money to books.

  • The visitors broke into exclamations of wonder when they saw the magnificent Great Wall.

  • The race gave every one a great deal of pleasure.

  • The unexpected storm landed me in great difficulties.

  • In the months leading up to the great ceremony, many people took part in the preparations.

  • Wood blocks may compress a great deal under pressure.

  • His son's success was a great gratification to him.

  • It is my great weakness now.

  • We have great expectations of him.

  • Our great motherland is favorably endowed climately.

  • This theory was initially received with great scepticism by her fellow scientists.

  • I had great fun playing cards with them.

  • He felt great sympathy for these people.

  • That great tree takes away all the light.

  • A great change has taken place in the situation.

  • He took part in a great naval battle.

  • I noticed with great satisfaction that you made great progress.

Phrase collocation

  • the great and the good

    (often ironic)distinguished and worthy people collectively

    • a non-departmental public body made up of the great and the good.

  • great and small

    of all sizes, classes, or types

    • all creatures great and small.

  • a great deal

    • all creatures great and small.

  • a great many

    • all creatures great and small.

  • a great one for

    a habitual doer of; an enthusiast for

    • my father was a great one for buying gadgets.

  • Great Scott!

    expressing surprise or amazement

  • to a great extent

    in a substantial way; largely

    • we are all to a great extent the product of our culture.

Synonym discrimination

  • big, large, great, grand


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