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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. Carlos Saturnino:

    Instead of investing in Australia, United States etc, Sonangol wants to become an oil company of reference in the African continent. This is major change for us.

  2. Ben Shapiro:

    If they are so pathetic that they can't be bothered to show up and discuss my fact-based perspectives with me, they don't belong at a major university, perhaps they ought to try pre-school rather than college, where they can feel safe and enjoy nap time, too.

  3. John Dempsey:

    Transportation is a major cost due to the length of the supply chain.

  4. The Archbishop:

    At a time when the whole country has been affected by a major catastrophe, politicians should stop finding fault with each other, instead they must have broad discussion on what steps needed to be taken to solve this and take this country out of this crisis.

  5. Eric De Jonge:

    That's a really good prognostic sign for his recovery, if he was doing carpentry in October before the major event, I think it's likely that he could regain that function.


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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