What does greater mean?

Definitions for greater
ˈgreɪ tərgreater

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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"

Wiktionary

  1. greater(Adjective)

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

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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

How to pronounce greater?

  1. Alex
    Alex
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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
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How to say greater in sign language?

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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

Examples of greater in a Sentence

  1. Martin Navias:

    We won't know for another few days or weeks whether this was (a hydrogen bomb), it doesn't look like one. ... One would have expected [the power] to be greater if it was an H-bomb.

  2. John Sirico:

    SunEdison was in great need for financing just months before bankruptcy, the second lien lenders had greater leverage.

  3. Niki Tsongas:

    As more doors open to servicewomen and a greater talent pool is tapped, the military must find ways to support all those who wear the uniform, there is much work to do but an Army breastfeeding policy symbolizes a step towards a more equitable military.

  4. Mark Kosieradzki:

    The number of calls we get are increasing. The severity of some of the problems we're seeing is increasing. Whether more people are calling because there's a greater awareness in the community or whether there's more problems, I guess it would be nice if we had information from [the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services] about that, but the fact of the matter is, we'll get six to eight calls a day in our law firm, certainly, there's good nursing homes out there, but there's also nursing homes that are focused on their profits as opposed to the care they're giving, and that's what we try to focus on to change.

  5. Walt Whitman:

    I have said that the soul is not more than the body, And I have said that the body is not more than the soul, And nothing, not God, is greater to one than one's self is.

Images & Illustrations of greater

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