What does greater mean?

Definitions for greaterˈgreɪ tər

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word greater.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. greater(adj)

    greater in size or importance or degree

    "for the greater good of the community"; "the greater Antilles"

Wiktionary

  1. greater(Adjective)

    Used in referring to a region or place together with the surrounding area; (of a city) metropolitan.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'greater' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #669

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'greater' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1176

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of greater in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of greater in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Alfred Lord Tennyson:

    The greater man the greater courtesy.

  2. Lao Tzu:

    There is no calamity greater than lavish desires. There is no greater guilt than discontentment. And there is not greater disaster than greed.

  3. Lao-tzu, The Way of Lao-tzu:

    There is no calamity greater than lavish desires.
    There is no greater guilt than discontentment.
    And there is not greater disaster than greed.

  4. Rensis Likert:

    The greater the loyalty of a group toward the group, the greater is the motivation among the members to achieve the goals of the group, and the greater the probability that the group will achieve its goals.

  5. Yoel Sano:

    The bigger risk is not that they (the Japanese) will be targeted but that they will be caught up in incidents where they are playing a bigger role, japan needs to develop greater awareness and greater ability to solve or act upon these situations.

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