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Great (IPA: /ˈɡɹeɪt/)


Great (superl.)

Large in space; of much size; big; immense; enormous; expanded; -- opposed to small and little; as, a great house, ship, farm, plain, distance, length.

Great (superl.)

Large in number; numerous; as, a great company, multitude, series, etc.

Great (superl.)

Long continued; lengthened in duration; prolonged in time; as, a great while; a great interval.

Great (superl.)

Superior; admirable; commanding; -- applied to thoughts, actions, and feelings.

Great (superl.)

Endowed with extraordinary powers; uncommonly gifted; able to accomplish vast results; strong; powerful; mighty; noble; as, a great hero, scholar, genius, philosopher, etc.

Great (superl.)

Holding a chief position; elevated: lofty: eminent; distingushed; foremost; principal; as, great men; the great seal; the great marshal, etc.

Great (superl.)

Entitled to earnest consideration; weighty; important; as, a great argument, truth, or principle.

Great (superl.)

Pregnant; big (with young).

Great (superl.)

More than ordinary in degree; very considerable in degree; as, to use great caution; to be in great pain.

Great (superl.)

Older, younger, or more remote, by single generation; -- often used before grand to indicate one degree more remote in the direct line of descent; as, great-grandfather (a grandfather's or a grandmother's father), great-grandson, etc.

Great (n.)

The whole; the gross; as, a contract to build a ship by the great.

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1975 short film directed by Bob Godfrey

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Japanese company

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2013 short film

Example Sentence (Quote)

" " I saw these terrible things, and took great part in them." - War

Example Sentence (Quote)

" "”the great my darling happens to be that love are in we, that love are in we" - E. E. Cummings

Example Sentence (Quote)

"(C.T.: Yes! Great shot Jones!) Thanks! But it's actually pronounced Jo-enn-ess, sir!" - Fictional last words in internet series

Example Sentence (Quote)

".. .the South witnessed the birth of great devotee-musicians such as Ramadasa, Puranadaradasa, Annamacharya, and Kshetragnya." - Carnatic music

Example Sentence (Quote)

" [A] great Empire, like a great Cake, is most easily diminished at the Edges." - Benjamin Franklin


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