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"


  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


  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. Matshona Dhliwayo:

    An army is greater than a warrior.

  2. Hesiod:

    The half is greater than the whole.

  3. Alfred Lord Tennyson:

    The greater man the greater courtesy.

  4. Titus Livius:

    Greater is our terror of the unknown.

  5. Chris Christie:

    Greater state involvement makes sense.

Images & Illustrations of greater

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