great

  • 1 Great — (gr[=a]t), a. [Compar. {Greater}; superl. {Greatest}.] [OE. gret, great, AS. gre[ a]t; akin to OS. & LG. gr[=o]t, D. groot, OHG. gr[=o]z, G. gross. Cf. {Groat} the coin.] 1. Large in space; of much size; big; immense; enormous; expanded; opposed… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 Great go — Great Great (gr[=a]t), a. [Compar. {Greater}; superl. {Greatest}.] [OE. gret, great, AS. gre[ a]t; akin to OS. & LG. gr[=o]t, D. groot, OHG. gr[=o]z, G. gross. Cf. {Groat} the coin.] 1. Large in space; of much size; big; immense; enormous;… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 great — [grāt] adj. [ME grete < OE great, akin to Ger gross, Du groot < IE base * ghrēu , rub hard over, crumble > GRIT, Welsh gro, sand: basic sense “coarse, coarsegrained”] 1. of much more than ordinary size, extent, volume, etc.; esp., a)… …

    English World dictionary

  • 4 Great DJ — «Great DJ» Sencillo de The Ting Tings del álbum We Started Nothing Formato CD Single, Descarga digital Género(s) Dance pop/Indie pop Discográfica …

    Wikipedia Español

  • 5 great — O.E. great big, tall, thick, stout; coarse, from W.Gmc. *grautaz coarse, thick (Cf. O.S. grot, O.Fris. grat, Du. groot, Ger. groß great ). Said to have meant originally big in size, coarse, and, if so, perhaps from PIE root *ghreu to rub, grind.… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 6 great — great; great·en; great·hearted; great·heart·ed·ly; great·heart·ed·ness; great·ly; great·ness; Great; …

    English syllables

  • 7 great- — [greıt] prefix 1.) great grandfather/great grandmother/great aunt/great uncle the ↑grandfather, ↑grandmother etc of your parents 2.) great grandchild/great granddaughter etc the grandchildren of your child …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 8 great- — [greıt] prefix 1.) great grandfather/great grandmother/great aunt/great uncle the ↑grandfather, ↑grandmother etc of your parents 2.) great grandchild/great granddaughter etc the grandchildren of your child …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 9 great — ► ADJECTIVE 1) of an extent, amount, or intensity considerably above average. 2) of ability, quality, or eminence considerably above average. 3) informal excellent. 4) most important: the great thing is the challenge. 5) particularly deserving a… …

    English terms dictionary

  • 10 Great — may mean:* Greatness, the state of being superior, majestic, transcendent, or divine * GREAT, Gang Resistance Education and Training * GReAT, Graph Rewriting and Transformation, a Model Transformation Language * Great (film), a British animated… …

    Wikipedia

  • 11 great- — [grāt] 〚/span> GREAT, taken as intensifier〛 combining form older (or younger) by one generation: each additional great shows one further generation removed [great aunt, great great grandson] * * * …

    Universalium

  • 12 great- — [grāt] [< GREAT, taken as intensifier] combining form older (or younger) by one generation: each additional great shows one further generation removed [great aunt, great great grandson] …

    English World dictionary

  • 13 Great — Great, n. The whole; the gross; as, a contract to build a ship by the great. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 14 great — [adj1] very large abundant, ample, big, big league*, bulky, bull, colossal, considerable, decided, enormous, excessive, extended, extensive, extravagant, extreme, fat, gigantic, grievous, high, huge, humongous, husky, immense, inordinate, jumbo* …

    New thesaurus

  • 15 great|en — «GRAY tuhn», Archaic. –v.t. to make great or greater; increase; enlarge: »everything concurred to greaten the fire (Samuel Pepys). –v.i. to become great or greater: »Life greatens in these later years (John Greenleaf Whittier) …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 16 Great — (engl., spr. Greht), groß; so Great Charter (spr. Greht Dschaarier), so v.w. Magna charta …

    Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • 17 great|ly — «GRAYT lee», adverb. 1. in a great manner: »Solomon ruled greatly and wisely. 2. much: »greatly feared. He greatly desired to be rich …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 18 great — I (Major) adjective able, absolute, adroit, august, big, bulky, capacious, celebrated, chief, clever, colossal, commanding, compelling, complete, consequential, crackerjack, critical, dandy, dignified, distinguished, elevated, eminent, enormous,… …

    Law dictionary

  • 19 great — GREÁT, Ă, greaţi, te, adj. (Despre nave) Care a fost echipat cu greementul necesar. [pr.: gre at] – v. grea. Trimis de gall, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DEX 98 …

    Dicționar Român

  • 20 great — *large, big Analogous words: enormous, immense, *huge, mammoth: tremendous, prodigious, stupendous, monumental, *monstrous: eminent, illustrious, renowned (see FAMOUS): *supreme, superlative, surpassing, transcendent Antonyms: little Contrasted… …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms


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