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Greater than scene is situation. Greater than situation is implication. Greater than all of these is a single, entire human being, who will never be confined in any frame.
Eudora Welty

Meaning of "Greater" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF GREATER

Greater  [ˈɡreɪtə] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF GREATER

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Greater is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES GREATER MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of Greater in the English dictionary

The definition of Greater in the dictionary is considered with the inclusion of the outer suburbs.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH GREATER


accelerator
ækˈsɛləˌreɪtə
administrator
ədˈmɪnɪˌstreɪtə
curator
kjʊəˈreɪtə
deflagrator
ˈdɛfləˌɡreɪtə
denigrator
ˈdenɪˌɡreɪtə
disintegrator
dɪsˈɪntɪˌɡreɪtə
generator
ˈdʒɛnəˌreɪtə
grater
ˈɡreɪtə
illustrator
ˈɪləstreɪtə
immigrator
ˈɪmɪˌɡreɪtə
integrator
ˈɪntɪˌɡreɪtə
migrator
maɪˈɡreɪtə
moderator
ˈmɒdəˌreɪtə
operator
ˈɒpəˌreɪtə
refrigerator
rɪˈfrɪdʒəˌreɪtə
regrater
rɪˈɡreɪtə
regrator
rɪˈɡreɪtə
separator
ˈsɛpəˌreɪtə
transmigrator
ˈtrænzmaɪˌɡreɪtə
vibrator
vaɪˈbreɪtə

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE GREATER

Greater Antilles
greater celandine
greater forkbeard
greater koodoo
greater kudu
Greater London
Greater London Authority
Greater Manchester
greater periwinkle
greater pichiciego
greater sand eel
greater scaup
greater spearwort
greater spotted dogfish
greater spotted woodpecker
Greater Sunda Islands

WORDS THAT END LIKE GREATER

beater
cheater
defeater
eater
eggbeater
fire-eater
four-seater
heater
immersion heater
in hot water
meat-eater
movie theater
night storage heater
preheater
repeater
sweater
theater
treater
two-seater
water heater
windcheater

Synonyms and antonyms of Greater in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «GREATER»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «Greater» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of Greater
able · absolute · active · adept · admirable · adroit · arrant · august · awesome · awfully · barrie · beaut · belting · big · big-time · bitchin´ · boffo · booshit · brill · bulky · capital · celebrated · chief · chivalrous · colossal · complete · consequential · considerable · consummate · crack · cracking · critical · crucial · decided · def · devoted · dignified · distinguished · dope · downright · egregious · elephantine · eminent · enormous · enthusiastic · exalted · exceedingly · excellent · excessive · exo · expert · extended · extensive · extravagant · extreme · extremely · famed · famous · fantastic · fine · first-rate · flagrant · gigantic · ginormous · glorious · good · GR8 · grand · grave · heavy · heroic · high · high-minded · huge · idealistic · illustrious · immense · important · impressive · inordinate · keen · large · lead · leading · lengthy · lofty · long · magnanimous · main · major · major league · mammoth · marvellous · masterly · mean · mega · momentous · noble · notable · noteworthy · out-and-out · outstanding · paramount · particularly · pearler · perfect · phat · positive · primary · princely · principal · prodigious · proficient · prolonged · prominent · pronounced · protracted · rad · really · remarkable · renowned · schmick · serious · significant · sik · skilful · skilled · sovereign · stellar · stupendous · sublime · superb · superior · superlative · supersize · talented · terrific · thoroughgoing · topping · total · tremendous · truly · unmitigated · unqualified · utter · vast · very · voluminous · weighty · wonderful · world-class · zealous

Translation of «Greater» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF GREATER

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

Translator English - Chinese

1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

mayor
570 millions of speakers

English

Greater
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

ग्रेटर
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

أكبر
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Большой
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

maior
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

গ্রেটার
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

plus grand
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Greater
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

mehr
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

グレーター
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Greater
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

lớn hơn
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

கிரேட்டர்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

मोठे
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Büyükşehir
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

maggiore
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

większa
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

великий
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

mare
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

μεγαλύτερη
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

groter
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

Greater
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

Greater
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of Greater

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «GREATER»

The term «Greater» is very widely used and occupies the 2.424 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «GREATER» OVER TIME

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

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10 QUOTES WITH «GREATER»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word Greater.
1
Julie Bishop
Greater public recognition will also be critical in encouraging prevention and early intervention, and more generally in building public support to meet the challenges of dementia.
2
Robert Brady
Girls Incorporated of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey continues to advance their cause and to strengthen their community by aspiring to open a Girl's Center for Philadelphia.
3
Kim Campbell
For me, unemployment and poverty in the Greater Montreal area is not mainly a problem of structure, or design, or statistics. It is a profoundly human situation.
4
Judy Collins
I think people who are creative are the luckiest people on earth. I know that there are no shortcuts, but you must keep your faith in something Greater than You, and keep doing what you love. Do what you love, and you will find the way to get it out to the world.
5
Tsakhiagiin Elbegdorj
Greater technological connectivity makes the world wider, and the walls of isolation - thinner.
6
John Hutton
Greater personal choice, individually tailored services, stronger local accountability, Greater efficiency - these are all central to the new direction of travel we have set for our public services.
7
John the Apostle
Greater love has no one than this, than to lay down one's life for his friends.
8
Robert Ludlum
Greater economic power will be in the hands of too few.
9
Hilary Mantel
Back in my 20s, when I wrote 'A Place of Greater Safety,' the French Revolution novel, I thought, 'I'll always have to write historical novels because I can't do plots.' But in the six years of writing that novel, I actually learned to write, to invent things.
10
Eudora Welty
Greater than scene is situation. Greater than situation is implication. Greater than all of these is a single, entire human being, who will never be confined in any frame.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «GREATER»

Discover the use of Greater in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to Greater and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
No Greater Love
This definitive volume features Mother Teresa on love, prayer, giving, service, poverty, forgiveness, Jesus, and more.
Mother Teresa, 2010
2
Creating "Greater Malaysia": Decolonization and the Politics ...
Malaysia came into existence on 9/16/63 as a federation of Malaya, Singapore, Sabah (North Borneo), and Sarawak; in 1965 Singapore withdrew from the federation.
Tai Yong Tan, 2008
3
Greater Perfections: The Practice of Garden Theory
" "Greater Perfections explores the meanings of "garden" and its relationship to other interventions into the natural world.
John Dixon Hunt, 2000
4
Greater Than the Parts: Holism in Biomedicine, 1920-1950
Holistic responses were also visible in public health and epidemiology. The essays collected here explore this previously neglected area.
Christopher Lawrence, George Weisz, 1998
5
Muslim Military Architecture in Greater Syria: From the ...
This book investigates the Muslim castles of greater Syria from c.700 to c.1700 from archaeological and historical perspectives.
Hugh N. Kennedy, 2006
6
Greater Key of Solomon
1914 Including a clear and precise exposition of King Solomon's Secret Procedure, its mysteries and magic rites. Original Plates, Seals, charms an d Talismans.
L. W. deLaurence, 1998
7
English Language Education Across Greater China
This volume offers a comprehensive examination of the spread of English and English education across Greater China through sociolinguistic studies of Mainland China, Singapore, Taiwan, Hong Kong, and Macau, and in-depth analysis of English ...
Anwei Feng, 2011
8
A Greater Guilt: Constance Emilie Kent and the Road Murder
If you are a true crime enthusiast, if you wonder about what happens to a woman, a human being, after they confess, are tried and then imprisoned for twenty years you will enjoy Noeline Kyle's tracing of Constance Kent's extraordinary life ...
Noeline Kyle, 2009
9
A Place of Greater Safety
From the double Man Booker prize-winner comes an extraordinary work of historical imagination – this is Hilary Mantel’s epic novel of the French Revolution.
Hilary Mantel, 2009
10
Higher Learning, Greater Good: The Private and Social ...
Walter W. McMahon, a leading education economist, carefully describes these benefits and suggests that higher education accrues significant social and private benefits.
Walter W. McMahon, 2009

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «GREATER»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term Greater is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Paul S. Morton to record his final gospel album during Greater St …
He'll record what he says is his final album as a gospel singer during an all-star concert at Greater St. Stephen church on July 11, 2015. «NOLA.com, Jul 15»
2
ADDIS: greater investments needed as fight against malaria enters …
13 July 2015 – Despite the tremendous progress made over the past 15 years, greater investments are needed to achieve the goal of a world free of malaria, ... «UN News Centre, Jul 15»
3
New Missouri bill allows greater access to mental health records
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) – Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon has signed a bill to allow some mental health workers more access to medical records ... «fox2now.com, Jul 15»
4
Greater Syracuse Sports Hall of Fame will greet six new electees in …
Syracuse, N.Y. — The Greater Syracuse Sports Hall of Fame family will expand in the fall by six members when its 29th class is inducted at ... «Syracuse.com, Jul 15»
5
Washington State looks for greater offensive balance under center
Greater offensive balance is the Cougars' ultimate goal, and that target -- thanks to personnel development and shifts that'll allow Washington ... «ESPN, Jul 15»
6
Greater Falls Run Lions Club installs new officers
Second Vice President Debbie Beebe is not pictured. The Greater Falls Run Lions Club meets the second and fourth Tuesdays of the month in ... «Fredericksburg.com, Jul 15»
7
MLS attendances are 12% greater than 2014 so far
In attendances at MLS games, strong numbers are becoming routine for New York City FC, Orlando City SC, Philadelphia Union, San Jose ... «World Soccer Talk, Jul 15»
8
$1.75M updates to Greater Richmond bus stop signs moves on
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Officials say the Greater Richmond Transit Company is moving forward with a $1.75 million project that will update ... «WSLS, Jul 15»
9
The Morning Risk Report: Contractors Face Greater Labor Law …
The new rule will lead to greater regulatory demands and costs and could also lead some firms to shun government business, said one ... «Wall Street Journal, Jul 15»
10
Highest Ideal of Love Is Not Marriage, There's Something Greater: A …
The Supreme Court of the United States of America has made gay marriage legal in all 50 states and much of our country celebrates. The world ... «Christian Post, Jul 15»

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