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1. major

adjective. ['ˈmeɪdʒɝ'] of greater importance or stature or rank.

Synonyms

  • star
  • stellar
  • prima
  • starring

Antonyms

  • insubordinate
  • unaffected
  • unrestraint
  • indiscipline

Etymology

  • major (French)
  • major (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • maior (Latin)

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Rhymes with Major

  • stager
  • crager
  • yager
  • wager
  • pager
  • majer
  • gauger
  • ager

How do you pronounce major?

Pronounce major as ˈmeɪʤər.

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Sentences with major


1. Adjective
Another major benefit of protein capsules is that they are easy to grab and go.

Quotes about major


1. Photography is a major force in explaining man to man.
- Edward Steichen

2. I don't think just scaring people is enough. That worked during the freeze days to a major extent, but we really didn't achieve that much even at that time. You have to have more, you have to give people hope and a vision of a better world.
- Alan Cranston

3. Never be afraid to meet to the hilt the demand of either work, or friendship - two of life's major assets.
- Eleanor Robson Belmont

2. major-general

noun. a general officer ranking above a brigadier general and below a lieutenant general.

3. major-league_club

noun. a team that plays in a major league.

Synonyms

  • major-league team
  • major leaguer
  • majors
  • major league
  • big leaguer
  • big league
  • team

Antonyms

  • offense
  • defense
  • defence

4. major

adjective. ['ˈmeɪdʒɝ'] greater in number or size or amount.

Synonyms

  • bulk
  • majority

Antonyms

  • minority
  • noncitizen
  • unsusceptible

Etymology

  • major (French)
  • major (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • maior (Latin)

5. major

noun. ['ˈmeɪdʒɝ'] a commissioned military officer in the United States Army or Air Force or Marines; below lieutenant colonel and above captain.

Antonyms

  • break

Etymology

  • major (French)
  • major (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • maior (Latin)

6. major

verb. ['ˈmeɪdʒɝ'] have as one's principal field of study.

Antonyms

  • badness

Etymology

  • major (French)
  • major (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • maior (Latin)

7. major

noun. ['ˈmeɪdʒɝ'] the principal field of study of a student at a university.

Synonyms

  • bailiwick
  • field
  • subject
  • field of study
  • study
  • discipline
  • subject field

Antonyms

  • down
  • inferior
  • lack
  • worsen

Etymology

  • major (French)
  • major (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • maior (Latin)

8. Major

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

Synonyms

  • John Major
  • John R. Major

9. major

adjective. ['ˈmeɪdʒɝ'] of the elder of two boys with the same family name.

Antonyms

  • inactivity

Etymology

  • major (French)
  • major (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • maior (Latin)

10. major

noun. ['ˈmeɪdʒɝ'] a university student who is studying a particular field as the principal subject.

Synonyms

  • educatee
  • pupil

Antonyms

  • get worse
  • deteriorate
  • worse

Etymology

  • major (French)
  • major (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • maior (Latin)
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