HyperDic: great

English > 7 senses of the word great:
ADJECTIVEallgreatrelatively large in size or number or extent
allgreat, outstandingof major significance / significance or importance
allgreatremarkable or out of the ordinary in degree or magnitude / magnitude or effect
allgreat, bang-up, bully, corking, cracking, dandy, groovy, keen, neat, nifty, not bad, peachy, slap-up, swell, smashing, oldvery good
allgreat, capital, majusculeuppercase
allgreat, big, enceinte, expectant, gravid, large, heavy, with childin an advanced stage of pregnancy
NOUNperson greata person who has achieved distinction and honor in some field
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English > great: 7 senses > adjective 1
Meaningrelatively large in size or number or extent; larger than others of its kind.
Examples
  • "a great juicy steak"
  • "a great multitude"
  • "the great auk"
  • "a great old oak"
  • "a great ocean liner"
  • "a great delay"
Broaderlarge, bigAbove average in size or number or quantity or magnitude or extent
Spanishgrande, vasto
Catalanvast
Nounsgreatnessunusual largeness in size or extent or number
English > great: 7 senses > adjective 2
MeaningOf major significance / significance or importance.
Example"a great work of art"
Synonymoutstanding
Broaderimportant, of importOf great significance / significance or value
Spanishdestacado, excepcional
Catalandestacat, excepcional
Nounsgreatnessthe property possessed by something or someone of outstanding importance or eminence
English > great: 7 senses > adjective 3
Meaningremarkable or out of the ordinary in degree or magnitude / magnitude or effect.
Examples
  • "a great crisis"
  • "had a great stake in the outcome"
BroaderextraordinaryBeyond what is ordinary or usual / usual
Spanishgran, grande
Catalangran
Nounsgreatnessunusual largeness in size or extent or number
Adverbsgreatlyto an extraordinary extent or degree
English > great: 7 senses > adjective 4
MeaningVery good.
Example "had a great time at the party"
Synonymsbang-up, bully, corking, cracking, dandy, groovy, keen, neat, nifty, not bad, peachy, slap-up, swell, smashing, old
BroadergoodHaving desirable / desirable or positive qualities especially those suitable for a thing specified
Usage ofcolloquialismA colloquial expression
Spanishbárbaro, bestial, brutal, chachi, enorme, fenomenal, genial, gran, guay, súper
Catalanbestial, brutal, enorme, excel·lent, fantàstic, fenomenal, genial, gran, guai, súper
English > great: 7 senses > adjective 5
Meaninguppercase.
Example "great A"
Synonymscapital, majuscule
Broaderuppercaserelating to capital letters which were kept in the top half of a compositor's type case
Spanishcapital, mayúscula
Catalancapital, majúscula
English > great: 7 senses > adjective 6
MeaningIn an advanced stage of pregnancy.
Example "was great with child"
Synonymsbig, enceinte, expectant, gravid, large, heavy, with child
Broaderpregnantcarrying developing offspring within the body or being about to produce new life
Spanishembarazada, encinta, gestante, preñada
Catalanembarassada, gestant, prenyada
English > great: 7 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningA person who has achieved distinction and honor in some field.
Example"he is one of the greats of American music"
Broaderachiever, winner, success, succeederA person with a record / record of successes

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