English adjective: great
|1.||great relatively large in size or number or extent; larger than others of its kind|
|Samples||A great juicy steak.|
A great multitude.
The great auk.
A great old oak.
A great ocean liner.
A great delay.
|2.||great of major significance or importance|
|Samples||A great work of art.|
Einstein was one of the outstanding figures of the 20th centurey.
|Similar||important, of import|
|3.||great remarkable or out of the ordinary in degree or magnitude or effect|
|Samples||A great crisis.|
Had a great stake in the outcome.
|4.||great very good|
|Samples||He did a bully job.|
A neat sports car.
Had a great time at the party.
You look simply smashing.
|Synonyms||bang-up, bully, corking, cracking, dandy, groovy, keen, neat, nifty, not bad, peachy, slap-up, smashing, swell|
Many medieval manuscripts are in majuscule script.
|6.||great in an advanced stage of pregnancy|
|Samples||Was big with child.|
Was great with child.
|Synonyms||big, enceinte, expectant, gravid, heavy, large, with child|
English noun: great
|1.||great (person) a person who has achieved distinction and honor in some field|
|Samples||He is one of the greats of American music.|
|Broader (hypernym)||achiever, succeeder, success, winner|