Definition of great:

part of speech: noun

Noble, or influential, people; with the.

part of speech: adjective

Large; numerous; chief; important; distinguished.

part of speech: adverb


part of speech: adjective

Large; chief; weighty; eminent; high in rank or position; noble; accomplished; long continued; showing a step of relationship by blood.

part of speech: noun


part of speech: adjective

Large: long- continued: superior: distinguished: highly gifted: noble: mighty: sublime: of high rank: chief: proud: weighty: indicating one degree more remote in the direct line of descent, as GREAT- GRANDFATHER, GREAT- GRANDSON.

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