Synonyms of greater


1. greater (vs. lesser)

usage: greater in size or importance or degree; "for the greater good of the community"; "the greater Antilles"


1. greater (vs. lesser)

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, large (vs. small), big (vs. little)

usage: of major significance or importance; "a great work of art"; "Einstein was one of the outstanding figures of the 20th centurey"

3. great, outstanding, important (vs. unimportant), of import

usage: remarkable or out of the ordinary in degree or magnitude or effect; "a great crisis"; "had a great stake in the outcome"

4. great, extraordinary (vs. ordinary)

usage: very good; "he did a bully job"; "a neat sports car"; "had a great time at the party"; "you look simply smashing"

5. bang-up, bully, corking, cracking, dandy, great, groovy, keen, neat, nifty, not bad(predicate), peachy, slap-up, swell, smashing, good (vs. bad)

usage: uppercase; "capital A"; "great A"; "many medieval manuscripts are in majuscule script"

6. capital, great, majuscule, uppercase (vs. lowercase)

usage: in an advanced stage of pregnancy; "was big with child"; "was great with child"

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Definition and meaning of greater (Dictionary)