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See definition of great on Dictionary.com
  • adj.very large
  • adj.important, celebrated
  • adj.excellent, skillful

synonyms for great

  • big
  • considerable
  • enormous
  • extreme
  • high
  • huge
  • immense
  • strong
  • terrible
  • tremendous
  • vast
  • bull
  • fat
  • husky
  • mammoth
  • abundant
  • ample
  • big league
  • bulky
  • colossal
  • decided
  • excessive
  • extended
  • extensive
  • extravagant
  • gigantic
  • grievous
  • humongous
  • inordinate
  • jumbo
  • lengthy
  • long
  • major league
  • mondo
  • numerous
  • oversize
  • prodigious
  • prolonged
  • pronounced
  • protracted
  • stupendous
  • titanic
  • towering
  • voluminous
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antonyms for great

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  • insignificant
  • limited
  • little
  • low
  • mild
  • miniature
  • minute
  • moderate
  • small
  • soft
  • teeny
  • tiny
  • unimportant
  • weak
  • thin
  • few
  • ignorant
  • infamous
  • menial
  • poor
  • powerless
  • short
  • stupid
  • uncelebrated
  • undignified
  • unknown
  • unskilled
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In reference to the size and extent of concrete objects, great is highly formal and even poetic, suggesting also that the object is notable or imposing, large is only somewhat formal, and big is the most general and most colloquial word: a great oak; a large tree; a big tree; great plains; a large field; a big field. When the reference is to degree or a quality, great is the usual word: great beauty; great mistake; great surprise; although big sometimes alternates with it in colloquial style: a big mistake; a big surprise; large is usually not used in reference to degree, but may be used in a quantitative reference: a large number (great number).

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How to use great in a sentence

Along with Noma chef René Redzepi, Puglisi is a groundbreaking chef of new Nordic Cuisine, which turned Copenhagen into one of the world’s greatest dining destinations.
CHRISTIAN PUGLISI IS CLOSING HIS INFLUENTIAL COPENHAGEN RESTAURANTS. COVID IS ONLY PARTLY TO BLAMERAFAEL TONONSEPTEMBER 17, 2020EATER
There's also an influx of counterfeit cheaper whiskies seeping into the markets, which could pose an even greater challenge, albeit less of a headline-grabbing one.
IT’S NOW POSSIBLE TO DETECT COUNTERFEIT WHISKY WITHOUT OPENING THE BOTTLEJENNIFER OUELLETTESEPTEMBER 17, 2020ARS TECHNICA
In 2012, 85 percent of Republicans and 66 percent of Democrats said the United States was the greatest nation.
POLL: SHARP PARTISAN DIFFERENCES NOW EXIST ON FOREIGN POLICY, VIEWS OF AMERICAN EXCEPTIONALISMDAN BALZ, SCOTT CLEMENTSEPTEMBER 17, 2020WASHINGTON POST
“China is a great nation, and we should hope for the continued expansion.”
TRUMP’S MOST POPULAR YOUTUBE AD IS A STEW OF MANIPULATED VIDEOGLENN KESSLER, MEG KELLYSEPTEMBER 17, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Florida’s way down, Texas is now way down, Arizona, governor’s done a great job.
TIMELINE: THE 124 TIMES TRUMP HAS DOWNPLAYED THE CORONAVIRUS THREATAARON BLAKE, JM RIEGERSEPTEMBER 17, 2020WASHINGTON POST
It’s just been the greatest economic environment I’ve ever seen in my lifetime.
TRUMP, IN TOWN HALL, SAYS HE WOULDN’T HAVE DONE ANYTHING DIFFERENTLY ON PANDEMICCOLBY ITKOWITZ, JOSH DAWSEY, FELICIA SONMEZ, JOHN WAGNERSEPTEMBER 16, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Our military, when I came into this great office, our military was depleted.
TRUMP’S ABC NEWS TOWN HALL: FOUR PINOCCHIOS, OVER AND OVER AGAINGLENN KESSLERSEPTEMBER 16, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Scarane kept the pitch to the agenda she'd take to Washington, always starting by saying the system was “working great for the very wealthy” and seeing where the voter took it.
THE TRAILER: THE FIRST STATE GOES LASTDAVID WEIGELSEPTEMBER 15, 2020WASHINGTON POST
“We want more great engineers not fewer,” he said on Monday, without mentioning how many more engineers his company may hire.
WHY NVIDIA’S PURCHASE OF ARM WORRIES THE U.K. TECH SECTORJEREMY KAHNSEPTEMBER 14, 2020FORTUNE
"Capital, capital," his lordship would remark with great alacrity, when there was no other way of escape.
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