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Synonyms for great


1. great, large (vs. small), big (vs. little)
usage: relatively large in size or number or extent; larger than others of its kind; "a great juicy steak"; "a great multitude"; "the great auk"; "a great old oak"; "a great ocean liner"; "a great delay"
2. great, high (vs. low)
usage: more than usual; "great expectations"; "great worry"
3. distinguished, eminent, great, important (vs. unimportant), of import
usage: (used of persons) standing above others in character or attainment or reputation; "our distinguished professor"; "an eminent scholar"; "a great statesman"
4. great, outstanding, major (vs. minor)
usage: of major significance or importance; "a great work of art"; "Einstein was one of the outstanding figures of the 20th century"
5. great, extraordinary (vs. ordinary)
usage: remarkable or out of the ordinary in degree or magnitude or effect; "a great crisis"; "had a great stake in the outcome"
6. bang-up, bully, corking, cracking, dandy, great, groovy, keen, neat, nifty, not bad(predicate), peachy, slap-up, swell, smashing, good (vs. bad)
usage: very good; "he did a bully job"; "a neat sports car"; "had a great time at the party"; "you look simply smashing"
7. capital, great, majuscule, uppercase (vs. lowercase)
usage: uppercase; "capital A"; "great A"; "many medieval manuscripts are in majuscule script"
8. avid, great, eager, zealous, enthusiastic (vs. unenthusiastic)
usage: marked by active interest and enthusiasm; "an avid sports fan"; "a great walker"; "an eager beaver"
9. big(predicate), enceinte, expectant, gravid, great(predicate), large(predicate), heavy(predicate), with child(predicate), pregnant (vs. nonpregnant)
usage: in an advanced stage of pregnancy; "was big with child"; "was great with child"
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