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Synonyms for major
ˈmeɪ dʒər

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. majornoun

    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 Majornoun

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

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

  3. majornoun

    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. majoradjective

    the principal field of study of a student at a university

    "her major is linguistics"

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

  5. majoradjective

    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. majoradjective

    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. majoradjective

    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. majoradjective

    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. majoradjective

    of a scale or mode

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

    Synonyms:
    major(ip)

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

  10. majoradjective

    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. majoradjective

    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. majorverb

    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. majoradjective

    Synonyms:
    greater

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. majoradjective

    Synonyms:
    greater, larger

    Antonyms:
    minor

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How to use major in a sentence?

  1. Elie Honig.MacFarlane:

    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.

  2. Neil Atkinson:

    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.

  3. Shigeki Terashi:

    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.

  4. Robert Puentes:

    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.

  5. Donald Trump:

    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.

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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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