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Synonyms for great
greɪt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. great(adj)

    a person who has achieved distinction and honor in some field

    "he is one of the greats of American music"

    Antonyms:
    bad, lowercase, little, unimportant, small, nonpregnant, ordinary

  2. great(adj)

    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"

    Synonyms:
    slap-up, gravid, majuscule, cracking, neat, capital, great(p), enceinte, swell, expectant, heavy(p), keen, nifty, with child(p), bang-up, smashing, not bad(p), corking, groovy, big(p), large(p), bully, dandy, peachy, outstanding

    Antonyms:
    lowercase, ordinary, little, nonpregnant, small, unimportant, bad

  3. great, outstanding(adj)

    of major significance or importance

    "a great work of art"; "Einstein was one of the outstanding figures of the 20th centurey"

    Synonyms:
    slap-up, gravid, majuscule, cracking, neat, capital, great(p), owing(p), enceinte, swell, spectacular, expectant, heavy(p), keen, nifty, with child(p), bang-up, smashing, prominent, not bad(p), corking, groovy, striking, salient, big(p), undischarged, large(p), bully, dandy, peachy, outstanding

    Antonyms:
    small, nonpregnant, unimportant, bad, ordinary, little, lowercase

  4. great(adj)

    remarkable or out of the ordinary in degree or magnitude or effect

    "a great crisis"; "had a great stake in the outcome"

    Synonyms:
    slap-up, gravid, majuscule, cracking, neat, capital, great(p), enceinte, swell, expectant, heavy(p), keen, nifty, with child(p), bang-up, smashing, not bad(p), corking, groovy, big(p), large(p), bully, dandy, peachy, outstanding

    Antonyms:
    lowercase, ordinary, nonpregnant, little, unimportant, small, bad

  5. bang-up, bully, corking, cracking, dandy, great, groovy, keen, neat, nifty, not bad(p), peachy, slap-up, swell, smashing(adj)

    very good

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

    Antonyms:
    lowercase, little, bad, unimportant, small, nonpregnant, ordinary

  6. capital, great, majuscule(adj)

    uppercase

    "capital A"; "great A"; "many medieval manuscripts are in majuscule script"

    Synonyms:
    slap-up, gravid, large(p), cracking, neat, majuscule, great(p), enceinte, swell, expectant, heavy(p), keen, nifty, with child(p), bang-up, smashing, not bad(p), corking, groovy, big(p), bully, dandy, peachy, outstanding, capital

    Antonyms:
    unimportant, small, little, ordinary, lowercase, bad, nonpregnant

  7. big(p), enceinte, expectant, gravid, great(p), large(p), heavy(p), with child(p)(adj)

    in an advanced stage of pregnancy

    "was big with child"; "was great with child"

    Antonyms:
    small, little, bad, lowercase, nonpregnant, ordinary, unimportant

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. great

    Large denotes extension in more than one direction, and beyond the average of the class to which the object belongs; we speak of a large surface or a large solid, but of a long line; a large field, a large room, a large apple, etc. A large man is a man of more than ordinary size; a great man is a man of remarkable mental power. Big is a more emphatic word than large, but of less dignity. We do not say that George Washington was a big man.

    Synonyms:
    abundant, ample, big, broad, bulky, capacious, coarse, colossal, commodious, considerable, enormous, extensive, gigantic, grand, huge, immense, large, long, massive, spacious, vast, wide

    Antonyms:
    brief, diminutive, inconsiderable, infinitesimal, insignificant, limited, little, mean, microscopic, minute, narrow, paltry, petty, scanty, short, slender, slight, small, tiny, trifling, trivial

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. great

    Synonyms:
    big, wide, huge, numerous, protracted, excellent, large, immense, bulky, majestic, gigantic, vast, grand, sublime, august, eminent, magnanimous, noble, powerful, exalted, noticeable

    Antonyms:
    little, narrow, puny, scanty, few, short, mean, ignoble, weak, unimportant

Editors Contribution

  1. abu-bakr

    abubakr meaning in arabic is great...

    he is an abubakr king.

    Submitted by armaanbakar000 on April 29, 2020  
  2. excellent

    good; think to be fascinating.

    the water show in disneyland was great.

    Submitted by JP03 on January 6, 2015  
  3. irmin

    "irmin" means "great, big, tall or huge". it comes from the old celtic languages.

    Submitted by anonymous on November 17, 2019  
  4. pitch perfect

    you are doing pitch perfect.

    Submitted by anonymous on May 20, 2020  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. great(a.)

    Synonyms:
    large, big, vast, huge, bulky, ample, immense, gigantic, herculean, cyclopean, enormous

  2. great(a.)

    Synonyms:
    much, excessive, high

  3. great(a.)

    Synonyms:
    numerous, countless

  4. great(a.)

    Synonyms:
    considerable, important, weighty

  5. great(a.)

    Synonyms:
    distinguished, eminent, prominent, exalted, elevated, excellent, noted, illustrious, celebrated, famous, famed, renowned, far-famed

  6. great(a.)

    Synonyms:
    grand, august, dignified, noble, majestic, sublime

  7. great(a.)

    Synonyms:
    magnanimous, generous, chivalrous, high-minded

  8. great(a.)

    Synonyms:
    sumptuous, rich, magnificent

  9. great(a.)

    Synonyms:
    hard, difficult, onerous, burdensome, grievous

  10. great(a.)

    Synonyms:
    10. chief, principal

  11. great(a.)

    Synonyms:
    superior, pre-eminent

  12. great(n.)

    Synonyms:
    [With The prefixed.] great persons, persons of rank, people of distinction

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. great(a)

    Synonyms:
    immense, enormous, prodigious, gigantic, numerous, countless, superior, excellent, admirable, eminent, famous, illustrious, distinguished, renowned, famed, noted, egregious, flagrant, serious, grievous, fabulous, excessive, immoderate, exorbitant

How to pronounce great?

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How to say great in sign language?

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How to use great in a sentence?

  1. Ralph Waldo Emerson:

    When a resolute young fellow steps up to the great bully, the world, and takes him boldly by the beard, he is often surprised to find it comes off in his hand, and that it was only tied on to scare away the timid adventurers.

  2. Jen Ramsey:

    Imagine saying yes... as you smile in the mirror you did a great job today.

  3. Thomas Molinaro:

    There’s always concern when we’re intervening at this level. But the great majority of data suggest that ICSI is a very safe procedure.

  4. John Milton:

    Here the great art lies, to discern in what the law is to be to restraint and punishment, and in what things persuasion only is to work.

  5. British Journalist Katie Hopkins:

    We give fat really cute names, don't we ? we have baby weight, puppy fat, love handles, muffin top, chunky monkey -- ultimately these are all nice names for something that's not very nice... You're supporting Kelly Clarkson because everybody likes to have a fat friend, because the great thing about a fat friend is it makes you feel slimmer.


Translations for great

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • عظيم, رائع, كبيرArabic
  • цудо́ўны, вялі́кі, выда́тныBelarusian
  • чуде́сен, отли́чен, голя́мBulgarian
  • fabulós, enorme, genial, granCatalan, Valencian
  • skvělý, velikýCzech
  • вєликъOld Church Slavonic, Church Slavonic, Old Bulgarian
  • grêt, mawr, gwychWelsh
  • nice, super, fedt, storDanish
  • wundervoll, schön, groß, Große, fein, großartigGerman
  • εξαιρετικός, περίφημος, μεγάλος, θαυμάσιαGreek
  • egaEsperanto
  • bien, Grande, Magno, formidable, gran, grandioso, [[muy]] [[bueno]]Spanish
  • بزرگ, عظیم, عالی, سترگPersian
  • mahtavaa, suuri, valtava, jättimäinen, erinomainen, mahtavaFinnish
  • mikil, stórurFaroese
  • grand, super, grande, formidable, excellent, génial, très bienFrench
  • grutWestern Frisian
  • mórIrish
  • נפלאה, נהדרת, גדול, נפלא, נהדר, טוב מאוד, מעולהHebrew
  • महानHindi
  • nagy, nagyszerűHungarian
  • հոյակապ, մեծArmenian
  • besarIndonesian
  • grandaIdo
  • mikill, stórIcelandic
  • grandioso, bene, grande, magna, magnoItalian
  • גדולHebrew
  • すばらしい, 偉大, 素敵, すごい, 偉い, 大王Japanese
  • საუცხოო, დიდი, შესანიშნავი, ვაშა, შესანიშნავადGeorgian
  • ព្រះមហាវីរក្សត្រKhmer
  • 위대하다, 크다, 대단하다Korean
  • زۆر چاک, مه‌زنKurdish
  • brâsCornish
  • magnaLatin
  • didysis, puikus, nuostabus, didelisLithuanian
  • izcils, varens, lielisks, liels, dižsLatvian
  • mokorahiMāori
  • одличен, одлично, супер, велик, голем, велика́нMacedonian
  • fijn, heerlijk, fantastisch, prachtig, grootDutch
  • tsohNavajo, Navaho
  • formidableOccitan
  • wspaniały, super, wielki, świetny, świetnie, fajnie, fajnoPolish
  • لوی, غوره, سترPashto, Pushto
  • grandioso, ótimo, distinto, grande, enorme, magnífico, bemPortuguese
  • hatunQuechua
  • mare, superb, minunat, [[foarte]] [[bun]]Romanian
  • вели́кий, великоле́пный, отли́чный, чуде́сный, замеча́тельный, прекра́сный, класс, отли́чно, здо́рово, большойRussian
  • odličan, izvrstan, вѐлик, одличан, vèlik, голем, изврстан, golemSerbo-Croatian
  • veľký, skvelýSlovak
  • odličen, velikSlovene
  • stor, jättebraSwedish
  • бузургTajik
  • ยอดเยี่ยมThai
  • ünlüTurkish
  • чудо́вий, вели́кий, чуде́сний, прекра́снийUkrainian
  • زبردستUrdu
  • tuyệtVietnamese
  • Chinese

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