greater in size or importance or degree
"for the greater good of the community"; "the greater Antilles"
Used in referring to a region or place together with the surrounding area; (of a city) metropolitan.
British National Corpus
Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'greater' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #669
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'greater' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1176
The numerical value of greater in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of greater in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
The greater man the greater courtesy.
There is no calamity greater than lavish desires. There is no greater guilt than discontentment. And there is not greater disaster than greed.
There is no calamity greater than lavish desires.
There is no greater guilt than discontentment.
And there is not greater disaster than greed.
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.
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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