Definitions for greaterˈgreɪ tər

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

Great•erˈgreɪ tər(adj.)

  1. designating a large city and its adjacent areas:

    Greater New York; Greater Los Angeles.

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. greater(adj)

    greater in size or importance or degree

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


  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


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