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Part of Speech: noun
Results: 12
1. The whole; the gross; as, a contract to build a ship by the great.
2. Greatness.
Part of Speech: superlative
1. Large in number; numerous; as, a great company, multitude, series, etc.
2. Long continued; lengthened in duration; prolonged in time; as, a great while; a great interval.
3. Endowed with extraordinary powers; uncommonly gifted; able to accomplish vast results; strong; powerful; mighty; noble; as, a great hero, scholar, genius, philosopher, etc.
4. Holding a chief position; elevated: lofty: eminent; distingushed; foremost; principal; as, great men; the great seal; the great marshal, etc.
5. Entitled to earnest consideration; weighty; important; as, a great argument, truth, or principle.
6. Pregnant; big ( with young).
7. More than ordinary in degree; very considerable in degree; as, to use great caution; to be in great pain.
9. Superior; admirable; commanding; - applied to thoughts, actions, and feelings.
10. 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.
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