Meaning of GREAT in English


adj. 1 big, large, huge, immense, enormous, gigantic, giant, grand, extensive, prodigious, colossal, massive, vast, tremendous; spacious, capacious, mammoth, gargantuan, monstrous, titanic, Cyclopean, Brobdingnagian Europe was covered by a great forest A great castle loomed before me. 2 large, huge, immense, enormous, gigantic, prodigious, vast, tremendous, abundant, countless Plague killed a great number of people 3 extreme, considerable, marked, pronounced, inordinate, extraordinary, significant; excess, excessive I have something of great importance to tell you Your news created great confusion. 4 critical, important, crucial, momentous, significant, serious, weighty, consequential Those were great days for the history of England 5 important, prominent, major, eminent, celebrated, distinguished, famous, famed, renowned, notable, noteworthy, illustrious, outstanding, well-known, weighty, influential, Rare eximious What of the great universities, like Oxford and Cambridge? Our mayor thinks of himself as a great man 6 talented, gifted, excellent, outstanding, exceptional, major, superlative, superior, leading, best, incomparable, matchless, peerless, skilful, artistic, brilliant, first-rate, remarkable, top, accomplished Flaubert was one of the greatest writers of his age Tamara is a good dancer, but not a great dancer. 7 lofty, elevated, exalted, noble, high-minded, grand Great thoughts come from great minds 8 talented, skilled, skilful, adroit, clever, adept, able, proficient, expert Daphne is really great at playing bridge 9 keen, zealous, eager, active, enthusiastic, devoted, ardent, passionate Frank is a great stamp collector 10 close, devoted, dedicated, fast, faithful, true, loyal, intimate, loving Graham and Pembroke quickly became great friends 11 terrible, bad, awful, unforgivable, horrendous, heinous, grievous, horrific, horrible, terrific, huge, colossal, enormous, gigantic, significant, cardinal, egregious, basic, profound, flagrant, glaring, arrant, consummate, out-and-out Inviting her at the same time as her ex-husband was a great mistake 12 spectacular, marvellous, outstanding, excellent, superb, grand, wonderful, fine Colloq fantastic, terrific, stupendous, marvy, smashing, fantabulous, Old-fashioned Brit tickety-boo He says that we missed a truly great show

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