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1. great

adjective. ['ˈgreɪt'] relatively large in size or number or extent; larger than others of its kind.

Synonyms

  • large

Antonyms

  • little
  • wicked

Etymology

  • greet (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • great (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with Great

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  • circumnavigate
  • recriminate
  • solid-state
  • silverplate
  • remunerate
  • multistate
  • intrastate
  • interrelate
  • disinflate
  • demodulate
  • translate
  • stagflate
  • reinstate
  • procreate
  • desecrate
  • conjugate
  • commutate
  • underrate
  • tri-state
  • recreate
  • postdate
  • interstate
  • conflate
  • upstate
  • telerate
  • sumgait
  • restate
  • reflate
  • prorate

How do you pronounce great?

Pronounce great as greɪt.

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How do you spell great? Is it graet ?

A common misspelling of great is graet

Example sentences of the word great


1. Adjective
A great way to grow African-American hair is to put it into braids.

Quotes containing the word great


1. It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to our enemies, but just as much to stand up to our friends.
- J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone

2. Not all of us can do great things. But we can do small things with great love.
- Mother Teresa

3. To the well-organized mind, death is but the next great adventure.
- J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone

2. great-niece

noun. a daughter of your niece or nephew.

Synonyms

  • niece

Antonyms

  • kinsman
  • grandnephew

3. great-aunt

noun. an aunt of your father or mother.

Synonyms

  • aunty
  • grandaunt
  • auntie

Antonyms

  • granduncle
  • kinsman
  • great-uncle
  • benefactor

4. great-nephew

noun. a son of your niece or nephew.

Synonyms

  • nephew

Antonyms

  • kinswoman
  • grandniece

5. great

adjective. ['ˈgreɪt'] of major significance or importance.

Synonyms

  • outstanding
  • important

Antonyms

  • evil
  • immoral
  • evilness

Etymology

  • greet (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • great (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. great

adjective. ['ˈgreɪt'] remarkable or out of the ordinary in degree or magnitude or effect.

Antonyms

  • unkindness

Etymology

  • greet (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • great (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. great

adjective. ['ˈgreɪt'] very good.

Synonyms

  • slap-up
  • good
  • bully
  • bang-up
  • cracking
  • dandy
  • corking
  • groovy
  • neat
  • nifty
  • peachy
  • keen
  • not bad
  • swell

Antonyms

  • worst
  • export
  • import
  • natural object

Etymology

  • greet (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • great (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. great

adjective. ['ˈgreɪt'] uppercase.

Synonyms

  • capital
  • majuscule

Antonyms

  • unrighteous
  • unworthy
  • wrong

Etymology

  • greet (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • great (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. great

adjective. ['ˈgreɪt'] in an advanced stage of pregnancy.

Synonyms

  • expectant
  • big
  • large
  • pregnant
  • gravid
  • with child
  • heavy

Antonyms

  • disobedient
  • worse
  • unfavorable
  • unrespectable

Etymology

  • greet (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • great (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. great

noun. ['ˈgreɪt'] a person who has achieved distinction and honor in some field.

Synonyms

  • winner
  • achiever
  • success

Antonyms

  • malignancy
  • maleficence
  • immorality
  • malignity

Etymology

  • greet (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • great (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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