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Overview of noun great

The noun great has 1 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. great

(a person who has achieved distinction and honor in some field; "he is one of the greats of American music")

Overview of adj great

The adj great has 6 senses? (first 4 from tagged texts)
1. (114) great

(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")

2. (38) great, outstanding

(of major significance or importance; "a great work of art"; "Einstein was one of the outstanding figures of the 20th centurey")

3. (18) great

(remarkable or out of the ordinary in degree or magnitude or effect; "a great crisis"; "had a great stake in the outcome")

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

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

5. capital, great, majuscule

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

6. big, enceinte, expectant, gravid, great, large, heavy, with child

(in an advanced stage of pregnancy; "was big with child"; "was great with child") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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