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Synonyms for Major
ˈmeɪ dʒər

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. major(noun)

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

    Antonyms:
    minor, peanut, junior, nonaged, insignificant, secondary, underage

  2. Major, John Major, John R. Major, John Roy Major(noun)

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

    Antonyms:
    junior, minor, nonaged, secondary, peanut, underage, insignificant

  3. major(noun)

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

    "she is a linguistics major"

    Antonyms:
    nonaged, minor, underage, peanut, insignificant, junior, secondary

  4. major(adj)

    the principal field of study of a student at a university

    "her major is linguistics"

    Antonyms:
    junior, minor, secondary, nonaged, insignificant, peanut, underage

  5. major(adj)

    of greater importance or stature or rank

    "a major artist"; "a major role"; "major highways"

    Synonyms:
    major(ip)

    Antonyms:
    nonaged, minor, secondary, insignificant, underage, junior, peanut

  6. major(adj)

    greater in scope or effect

    "a major contribution"; "a major improvement"; "a major break with tradition"; "a major misunderstanding"

    Synonyms:
    major(ip)

    Antonyms:
    nonaged, minor, peanut, underage, insignificant, secondary, junior

  7. major(adj)

    greater in number or size or amount

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

    Synonyms:
    major(ip)

    Antonyms:
    secondary, underage, insignificant, nonaged, junior, minor, peanut

  8. major(adj)

    of the field of academic study in which one concentrates or specializes

    "his major field was mathematics"

    Synonyms:
    major(ip)

    Antonyms:
    minor, junior, insignificant, nonaged, secondary, underage, peanut

  9. major(adj)

    of a scale or mode

    "major scales"; "the key of D major"

    Synonyms:
    major(ip)

    Antonyms:
    nonaged, junior, underage, secondary, minor, peanut, insignificant

  10. major(adj)

    of greater seriousness or danger

    "a major earthquake"; "a major hurricane"; "a major illness"

    Synonyms:
    major(ip)

    Antonyms:
    peanut, nonaged, minor, underage, secondary, insignificant, junior

  11. major(adj)

    of full legal age

    Synonyms:
    major(ip)

    Antonyms:
    minor, underage, insignificant, peanut, junior, nonaged, secondary

  12. major(ip)(verb)

    of the elder of two boys with the same family name

    "Jones major"

    Antonyms:
    minor, secondary, nonaged, peanut, insignificant, underage, junior

  13. major(verb)

    have as one's principal field of study

    "She is majoring in linguistics"

    Antonyms:
    junior, peanut, underage, minor, secondary, nonaged, insignificant

Editors Contribution

  1. most important

    it is the major thing. most important part of the human body is the heart.

    the heart is the major i.e most important part of human body

    Submitted by halimat_l on November 30, 2019  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. major(a.)

    Synonyms:
    greater

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. major(a)

    Synonyms:
    greater, larger

    Antonyms:
    minor

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How to use Major in a sentence?

  1. High Court judge Timothy Kerr:

    The EY organisation was supposed to have a written whistleblowing policy, though I have no evidence that it had one, it is generally known to professional persons such as accountants that to become a whistleblower often involves a major risk of financial loss through subsequent 'unemployability'.

  2. Ken Mahoney:

    These individuals are more prone to act out of character, and as crimes move away from physical acts, it is the unknown cybercrime we should be watching out for, criminals are always looking for ways to exploit individuals and businesses, so it is expected to see new scamming initiatives or price-fixing on new products. This isnt the first major pandemic we have lived through, but the effect and scope of the spread are unprecedented.

  3. Virgin Galactic:

    Although we passed a major milestone in December, we still have a way to go in testing the many factors that can affect a flight.

  4. Tim Gore:

    Any deal must keep alive the possibility of holding global warming at 1.5 degrees Celsius, and provide a major boost in funding to help the poorest and most vulnerable communities adapt to climate change.

  5. Peter King:

    As one of the two major candidates for president, he will have to get advice or consultation with top national-security people.

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Translations for Major

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  • رائدArabic
  • гало́ўныBelarusian
  • majorCatalan, Valencian
  • majorCzech
  • dur, Major, Hauptfach, VolljährigeGerman
  • μείζων, μεγάλος, ταγματάρχης, ειδικότητα, επισμηναγός, ειδικευόμενος, ενήλικαςGreek
  • majoroEsperanto
  • comandante, asignatura principal, mayor, mayor de edadSpanish
  • tärkeä, pääaineopiskelija, merkittävä, duuri, suurin, suuri, majuri, pääaine, täysi-ikäinen, [[opiskella]] [[pääaineena]]Finnish
  • plus important, très important, majeur, [[matière]] [[principal, plus grand, de taille, commandantFrench
  • maor, príomhábharIrish
  • ard-chaptanManx
  • प्रमुखHindi
  • őrnagyHungarian
  • jurusan, mayorIndonesian
  • maggiore, maggiorenneItalian
  • גדולHebrew
  • 少佐, 専攻, メジャーJapanese
  • 專攻, 전공Korean
  • MaiorLatin
  • meihaMāori
  • ма́јор, полноле́тникMacedonian
  • mejarMalay
  • meerderjarige, majoor, hoofdvakDutch
  • større, majorNorwegian
  • poważnyPolish
  • maior, major, maior de idade, principalPortuguese
  • maiori, maiorRomanian
  • совершенноле́тний, совершеннолетний, майо́р, [[профилирующий, [[гла́вный]] [[предме́т]], мажо́рный, [[основно́й]] [[предме́т]], специализи́роваться, крупныйRussian
  • bojnik, bojnicaSerbo-Croatian
  • majórka, majórSlovene
  • majorSwedish
  • اہمUrdu
  • chínhVietnamese
  • 重大的Chinese

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