a commissioned military officer in the United States Army or Air Force or Marines; below lieutenant colonel and above captain
Major, John Major, John R. Major, John Roy Majornoun
British statesman who was prime minister from 1990 until 1997 (born in 1943)
a university student who is studying a particular field as the principal subject
"she is a linguistics major"
the principal field of study of a student at a university
"her major is linguistics"
of greater importance or stature or rank
"a major artist"; "a major role"; "major highways"
greater in scope or effect
"a major contribution"; "a major improvement"; "a major break with tradition"; "a major misunderstanding"
greater in number or size or amount
"a major portion (a majority) of the population"; "Ursa Major"; "a major portion of the winnings"
of the field of academic study in which one concentrates or specializes
"his major field was mathematics"
of a scale or mode
"major scales"; "the key of D major"
of greater seriousness or danger
"a major earthquake"; "a major hurricane"; "a major illness"
of full legal age
of the elder of two boys with the same family name
have as one's principal field of study
"She is majoring in linguistics"
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 bodySubmitted by halimat_l on November 30, 2019
Dictionary of English Synonymes
List of paraphrases for "major":
main, important, large, principal, great, key, significant, big, primary, majeure, serious, substantial, considerable, huge, leading, large-scale, tai, grand, mainly, maj., broad, vast, top, core, enormous, essential, heavy, grave, fundamental, grandes, larger, severe, largest, high, wide, senior, greater, massive, grands, commander, critical, crucial, maj, greatest, extensive, vital, chief, strong, prominent, importance, tremendous, grande, central, much
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How to use major in a sentence?
I probably would not charge any of the kids unless they had a major role in the scam, they( prosecutors) may lose public sentiment. At a certain point if you are seen to be piling on, things could turn against you. And not just in terms of public opinion but a jury's opinion as well.
We think the worst is over for prices ... Today's prices may not be sustainable at exactly $40 a barrel, but in this mid-$30s and upward range, we think there will be some support unless there's a major change in fundamentals.
Falling EV battery capacity is not a major issue in China now because sales there have only recently begun, but in time this problem will likely become more evident.
Even though there are these alarms that folks have set off about national and economic security, there is a flip side to it, it is a major cost saver and a good value for these procurements for these cities around the country.
I've always had a great relationship to the women, i was one of the first people in the construction industry to put women in charge of major construction projects and my relationship has been great.
Translations for major
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- majorCatalan, Valencian
- dur, Major, Hauptfach, VolljährigeGerman
- μείζων, μεγάλος, ταγματάρχης, ειδικότητα, επισμηναγός, ειδικευόμενος, ενήλικαςGreek
- 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
- jurusan, mayorIndonesian
- maggiore, maggiorenneItalian
- 少佐, 専攻, メジャーJapanese
- 專攻, 전공Korean
- ма́јор, полноле́тникMacedonian
- meerderjarige, majoor, hoofdvakDutch
- større, majorNorwegian
- maior, major, maior de idade, principalPortuguese
- maiori, maiorRomanian
- совершенноле́тний, совершеннолетний, майо́р, [[профилирующий, [[гла́вный]] [[предме́т]], мажо́рный, [[основно́й]] [[предме́т]], специализи́роваться, крупныйRussian
- bojnik, bojnicaSerbo-Croatian
- majórka, majórSlovene
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