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My family makes these vinegars - out of everything from grapes to peaches and cherries. We go through the whole process with the giant vat and drainer, label them, and give them as Christmas presents.
Mario Batali

Meaning of "giant" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD GIANT

From Old French geant, from Vulgar Latin gagās (unattested), from Latin gigās, gigant-, from Greek.
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PRONUNCIATION OF GIANT

giant  [ˈdʒaɪənt] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF GIANT

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Giant can act as a noun and an adjective.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES GIANT MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Giant

Giant or Giants may refer to: ▪ Giant ▪ Giants ▪ Giants ▪ Giants ▪ Giants Giant or Giants may also refer to...

Definition of giant in the English dictionary

The first definition of giant in the dictionary is a mythical figure of superhuman size and strength, esp in folklore or fairy tales Also : giantess,. Other definition of giant is a person or thing of exceptional size, reputation, etc. Giant is also any of the large and powerful offspring of Uranus and Gaea who rebelled against the Olympian gods but were defeated in battle.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH GIANT


affiant
əˈfaɪənt
Bryant
ˈbraɪənt
client
ˈklaɪənt
compliant
kəmˈplaɪənt
defiant
dɪˈfaɪənt
eobiont
ˌiːəʊˈbaɪənt
hiant
ˈhaɪənt
incompliant
ˌɪnkəmˈplaɪənt
multiclient
ˌmʌltɪˈklaɪənt
naiant
ˈnaɪənt
olefiant
ˌəʊlɪˈfaɪənt
pliant
ˈplaɪənt
reliant
rɪˈlaɪənt
riant
ˈraɪənt
scient
ˈsaɪənt
self-reliant
ˌsɛlfrɪˈlaɪənt
sient
ˈsaɪənt
supergiant
ˈsuːpəˌdʒaɪənt
uncompliant
ˌʌnkəmˈplaɪənt
unpliant
ʌnˈplaɪənt

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE GIANT

giant cell
giant chinquapin
giant eland
giant granadilla
giant hogweed
giant killer
giant panda
giant peacock moth
giant pigfish
giant planet
giant powder
giant sequoia
giant size
giant slalom
giant star
giant toad
giant tortoise
giant-killing
giant-like

WORDS THAT END LIKE GIANT

allegiant
brilliant
covariant
criant
defoliant
deviant
exfoliant
gas giant
humiliant
invariant
irradiant
luxuriant
mediant
officiant
radiant
red giant
sharia-compliant
sleeping giant
valiant
variant

Synonyms and antonyms of giant in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «GIANT»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «giant» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of giant

Translation of «giant» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF GIANT

Find out the translation of giant to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of giant from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «giant» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

庞大的
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

gigantesco
570 millions of speakers

English

giant
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

विशाल
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

جَسِيم
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

огромный
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

gigante
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

দৈত্য
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

géant
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Gergasi
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

riesig
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

巨大な
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

거대한
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Buta
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

khổng lồ
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

மாபெரும்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

राक्षस
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

dev
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

gigante
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

olbrzymi
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

гігантський
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

gigantic
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

γιγαντιαίος
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

reuse
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

jätte-
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

kjempestor
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of giant

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «GIANT»

The term «giant» is very widely used and occupies the 4.209 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «GIANT» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about giant

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10 QUOTES WITH «GIANT»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word giant.
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Louie Anderson
One time, I came off stage and a guy named Roman Decare, God rest his soul, he was a comic. 'Louie, if you do that family stuff, and you're a clean comic on stage, you'll become famous.' And, for some reason, a switch clicked, and I started doing the family stuff, and it became a giant part of my life.
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Wes Anderson
When you're 11 or 12 years old, you can get so swept up in a book that you start to believe that the fantasy is reality. I think when you have a giant crush when you're in fifth grade, it becomes your whole world. It's like being underwater; everything is different.
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Neil Armstrong
This is one small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind.
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Neil Armstrong
That's one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind.
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Mario Batali
My family makes these vinegars - out of everything from grapes to peaches and cherries. We go through the whole process with the giant vat and drainer, label them, and give them as Christmas presents.
6
Chris Bauer
I really feel like 'True Blood' is a big, giant slice of cake for the audience every week; it's offering people 60 minutes of sometimes thought-provoking entertainment. If you're gonna give an Emmy out, you should probably give it to the audience of 'True Blood.'
7
Jeffrey Bell
Stories are great, but at the end of the day, you remember that moment and that moment and that moment. 'The Avengers' had all of this great, giant action, but for all of the clever dialogue, it's the moments.
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Bill Burr
I love making movies, and being in any that I can be in. I'd like to be in those giant movies, as the fifth or sixth lead, and have three or four killer scenes. You don't have the responsibility of the entire movie being on you. I like those roles. I'm shooting for the middle.
9
Michael Chiklis
When something that occupies a giant space in your life comes to an end, then you have to go through a mourning period. I loved 'The Shield.' It was one of the hardest and one of the greatest experiences of my life. But having said that, I'm always thinking about what's next.
10
Rich Cohen
Some women can't stand being pregnant, getting big and bloated, and hauling around a giant stomach, and some women, for reasons probably understood by Darwin, love it.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «GIANT»

Discover the use of giant in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to giant and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Giant
This sweeping tale captures the essence of Texas on a staggering scale as it chronicles the life and times of cattleman Jordan "Bick" Benedict, his naive young society wife, Leslie, and three generations of land-rich sons.
Edna Ferber, 2013
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The Giant Book of Poetry
The Giant Book of Poetry is an illustrated anthology of over 575 poems, more than 750 pages and over 60 illustrations representing ancient, classical, modern, and contemporary time periods along with a good selection of English translations ...
William Roetzheim, 2006
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Awaken the Giant Within: How to Take Immediate Control of ...
Anthony Robbins, the nation's leader in the science of peak performance, shows you his most effective strategies and techniques for mastering your emotions, your body, your relationships, your finances, and your life.
Anthony Robbins, 2007
4
India : The Emerging Giant: The Emerging Giant
India: The Emerging Giant fills this gap, shedding light on one of the most successful experiments in economic development in modern history.
Arvind Panagariya Professor of Economics and Jagdish Bhagwati Professor of Indian Political Economy Columbia University School of International & Public Affairs, 2008
5
Andre the Giant: A Legendary Life
André the Giant: A Legendary Life is the story of how his enormous charisma and undeniable presence aided World Wrestling Federation's explosive rise to the forefront of popular culture.
Michael Krugman, 2009
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Giant George: Life with the World's Biggest Dog
GIANT GEORGE is the charming story of how this precocious puppy won Dave and Christie's hearts and along the way became a doggie superstar. In 2010, George was named by Guinness World Records as the Tallest Dog in the World-ever.
Dave Nasser, 2012
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Squee's Wonderful Big Giant Book of Unspeakable Horrors
Features familiar faces from Johnny the Homicidal maniac but focuses on poor little Squee--Johnny's wee trauma magnet neighbor.
Jhonen Vasquez, 1998
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The Little Giant Book of Optical Illusions
A collection of hundreds of optical illusions, including classic examples from various sources and new drawings
Keith Kay, 1997
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Giant: George Stevens, a Life on Film
Marilyn Moss’s Giant examines the life of one of the most influential directors to work in Hollywood from the 1930s to the 1960s.
Marilyn Ann Moss, 2004
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The Giant Diamond Robbery
When Geronimo agrees to be a caddie for his grandfather in a golf tournament, he and Special Agent OOK team up to prevent the theft of the Super Mouse Cup.
Geronimo Stilton, 2011

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «GIANT»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term giant is used in the context of the following news items.
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Giant Stephen Coniglio signs on for two more years
Highly sought after GWS onballer Stephen Coniglio has signed a new contract to remain at the Giants. Coniglio is understood to have signed a ... «The Age, Jul 15»
2
Watch; The Japs Accept America's Challenge To A Giant Robot Fight
"Suidobashi, we have a giant robot, you have a giant robot. You know what needs to happen," said co-founder of MegaBots,Inc. Matt Oehrlein, ... «News Every day, Jul 15»
3
New Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 Trailer Shows "The Giant" Map in Action
Last week, Activision announced that a bonus map, “The Giant,” based on “Der Reise” from 2008's Call of Duty: World at War will be included in ... «PlayStation LifeStyle, Jul 15»
4
Puerto Rico's soaring cost of living, from giant electric bills to $5 …
People walk through a shopping area in Rio Piedras where many businesses have closed in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Photograph: Ricardo ... «The Guardian, Jul 15»
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Argos wary of sleeping giant in Stamps
Argos wary of sleeping giant in Stamps. 0. frank-zicarelli. By Frank Zicarelli, Toronto Sun. First posted: Sunday, July 12, 2015 11:32 PM EDT ... «Toronto Sun, Jul 15»
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Bernard Lewis -- the Intellectual Giant and the Grasshoppers
Bernard Lewis -- the Intellectual Giant and the Grasshoppers. By Michael Curtis. It is a truth universally acknowledged except by reviewers in ... «American Thinker, Jul 15»
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CEO of game giant Nintendo, Satoru Iwata, dies of cancer at age of 55
Nintendo has announced that its chief executive, Satoru Iwata, has died of bile duct cancer at the age of 55, several months after he abandoned ... «South China Morning Post, Jul 15»
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Giant Lapu-lapu fish found in Antique
CAUGHT. Residents of an Antique town poke at a giant grouper (Lapu-lapu) that was found trapped in a shallow part of the reef. Photo by ... «Rappler, Jul 15»
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Montreal muralists A'Shop pay tribute to PEI with giant lobster painting
A Montreal mural-production company is responsible for Charlottetown, P.E.I.'s newest, biggest lobster. A'Shop, an artist-run collective based in ... «CBC.ca, Jul 15»
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How hogweed sap can cause third degree burns and even blindness
Giant hogweed, Heracleum mantegazzianum, can grow up to 16 ft high. It's a member of the Apiaceae family, which includes carrots, parsnips ... «Daily Mail, Jul 15»

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