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  1. [adjective] 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. [adjective] more than usual; "great expectations"; "great worry"

  3. [adjective] (used of persons) standing above others in character or attainment or reputation; "our distinguished professor"; "an eminent scholar"; "a great statesman"
    Synonyms: distinguished, eminent

  4. [adjective] of major significance or importance; "a great work of art"; "Einstein was one of the outstanding figures of the 20th century"
    Synonyms: outstanding

  5. [adjective] remarkable or out of the ordinary in degree or magnitude or effect; "a great crisis"; "had a great stake in the outcome"

  6. [adjective] very good; "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, swell, smashing

  7. [adjective] uppercase; "capital A"; "great A"; "many medieval manuscripts are in majuscule script"
    Synonyms: capital, majuscule

  8. [adjective] marked by active interest and enthusiasm; "an avid sports fan"; "a great walker"; "an eager beaver"
    Synonyms: avid, eager, zealous

  9. [adjective] in an advanced stage of pregnancy; "was big with child"; "was great with child"
    Synonyms: big, enceinte, expectant, gravid, large, heavy, with child


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