What does GREATER mean?

Definitions for GREATER
ˈgreɪ tərgreater

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. greateradjective

    greater in size or importance or degree

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


  1. greateradjective

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


  1. Greater

    Greater is the second single by contemporary Christian music band MercyMe for their eight studio album, Welcome to the New (2014). It was released as a single on March 25, 2014. The song peaked at No. 2 on the US Hot Christian Songs chart, blocked from the top by "Oceans (Where Feet May Fail)" by Hillsong United. It was their record-extending twelfth Christian Airplay chart topper. It lasted 49 weeks on the overall chart. It also peaked at No. 14 on the Billboard Bubbling Under Hot 100. The song is played in a D major key, and 116 beats per minute. The song also appears the compilation album, WOW Hits 2016.


  1. greater

    Greater is an adjective that is used to compare two or more things, indicating that one thing is of a larger size, amount, importance, or degree than another. It signifies a higher level, extent, or value in comparison to something else.

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  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

Anagrams for GREATER »

  1. terrage

  2. regrate

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  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

Examples of GREATER in a Sentence

  1. Ali Shah:

    A hollowness in my life is getting greater. I am missing my wife.

  2. President Barack Obama:

    We see greater polarization, more frequent gridlock; movements on the far right, and sometimes the left, that insist on stopping the trade that binds our fates to other nations, calling for the building of walls to keep out immigrants.

  3. Gerry Northwood:

    Not being military will allow the vessels greater freedom of movement. It will not always be necessary for them to seek diplomatic clearance for them to enter foreign ports.

  4. Paula Barrett:

    The revised approach seems to open the door to more conservative voices amongst the data protection authorities having an even greater say.

  5. J. Michael Straczynski, Babylon 5 (Television Series):

    There is a greater darkness than the one we fight. It is the darkness of the soul that has lost its way. The war we fight is not against powers and principalities, it is against chaos and despair. Greater than the death of flesh is the death of hope. The death of dreams. Against this peril we can never surrender.

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    very close or connected in space or time
    A ravening
    B butch
    C contiguous
    D unsealed

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